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Raspit Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Ightham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2703 / 51°16'13"N

Longitude: 0.2662 / 0°15'58"E

OS Eastings: 558184

OS Northings: 154791

OS Grid: TQ581547

Mapcode National: GBR MN7.83V

Mapcode Global: VHHPT.KBLJ

Entry Name: Raspit Hill

Listing Date: 3 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357239

Location: Ightham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Ightham

Built-Up Area: Ightham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Ightham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

3/1 (west side)

Raspit Hill


House. 1924-25 by M H Bailie- Scott and Beresford for Mrs Fraser. Brown brick with
small amount of timber-framing and some tile-hanging. Plain tiled roofs. Entrance
front. Main block orientated east-west to rear with two 2-storey half-hipped return
wings to left, 2-storey gabled porch with strap-hinged boarded door to left of centre,
hipped staircase wing to right and half-hipped return wing at extreme right. Two
storeys; irregular fenestration of wood-framed metal casements. Projecting one-storey
catslide-roofed wing to left ending in taller hipped-roof arch with wooden bell-cote
leading into garden. Garage to right connected by 2-bay loggia-passage with Tudor
arch leading into garden and wooden bressumer supporting double-pitch roof. Garage of
red brick with tile-hung return gable to left. Plain tiled roof, hipped and with one
dormer to right. One storey and attic; 2 casements on ground floor, one in attic.
Large garage doors on ground floor, between casements. South front. Hipped plain
tiled roof with 2 lower hipped return wings and lower wing to right, recessed, with
further hipped return wing over columned sun-loggia. Recessed 3-window centre with
central ariel over stone door surround and glazed door. One storey splayed bay on
left-hand return wing and 2-storey splayed bay on right-hand wing. Interior:
Passage, staircase and upstairs corridor panelled in light-coloured oak. Interior
timber-framing visible in space entered through 2 arches from upstaires corridor above
porch. Three-flight wooden square-newel staircase with turned balusters.
Four-centred arched stone fireplace in library. Fireplaces with inset Delft tiles in
small drawing room and spare room upstairs. Dining room pilastered with ribbed
ceiling and Neo-Georgian fireplace. All casements individually made with original
metal-work. Panelled inner-front door with decorative wrought-iron latch. Wooden
sneck door-latches throughout. See The Builder, 24 September 1926 and 14 January
1929; Studio Yearbook of Decorative Arts, 1927: Houses and Gardens 1933; Country Life,
29 September 1934.

Listing NGR: TQ5818454791

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