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Frensham Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Rolvenden Layne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0418 / 51°2'30"N

Longitude: 0.6457 / 0°38'44"E

OS Eastings: 585571

OS Northings: 130265

OS Grid: TQ855302

Mapcode National: GBR QWF.N2C

Mapcode Global: FRA D67C.HD9

Entry Name: Frensham Manor

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 9 August 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180382

Location: Rolvenden, Ashford, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Rolvenden

Built-Up Area: Rolvenden Layne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

5272 Frensham Manor
(formerly listed as
TQ 8530 20/337 4.6.52.

The house was occupied by the Kadwell family from the early C17 until 1748.
Hasted's 'History of Kent' notes that the building was erected by Thomas Kadwell
between and 1680. Two storeys and attics red brick. Hipped tiled roof with
2 modern hipped dormers. C19 casement windows. Nearby in the centre is a
2 storeyed projection containing the porch on the ground floor with a room
over surmounted by a crow-stepped gable. Chimney breast on the north wall.
Modern additions behind. Lord Geddes, Minister of Reconstruction in 1919 and
British Ambassador in Washington 1920-4 lived here for some years during his
retirement. Interior contains Inglenook fireplace and ceiling with chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ8557130265

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