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Nepicar House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Platt, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3009 / 51°18'3"N

Longitude: 0.3355 / 0°20'7"E

OS Eastings: 562906

OS Northings: 158345

OS Grid: TQ629583

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.Z31

Mapcode Global: VHHPN.RKPK

Plus Code: 9F32882P+95

Entry Name: Nepicar House

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357308

Location: Platt, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Platt

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Platt St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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2/4 (south side)

1.8.52 Nepicar House

House. Circa 1700 front added to earlier block at rear which was itself remodelled
for the Reverend Sandford Bailey in circa 1856 by William Burges. Red and blue brick
chequer on plinth of coursed stone blocks. Brick band. Heavy moulded modillion eaves
cornice to steep hipped plain tiled roof with 2 small leaded hipped dormers. Two wide
brick ridge stacks. Two storeys, basement and attic; symmetrical 5 window facade,
glazing bar sashes, those on ground floor C19 with thin glazing bars. Blocked
basement--window heads in plinth. Central panelled doubled doors with large
rectangular overlight. Four steps up to entrance with ornamental cast-iron
hand-rail. Projecting semi-circular hood over entrance with shell ornament and in
centre plaster relief of bear. Carved foliated supporting console brackets. Rear of
the block has 2 large gables. Gabled 2-storey brick wing behind with door to north
topped by enriched armorial decoration. Interior. Panelled hall and passage behind
off early C18 staircase with Salamonic balusters, probably moved. One pilastered
panelled room to right of hall. This building in 1980 won an R.I.B.A. prize for
conservation of historic buildings and has a long and low late 1970's brick and smoked
glass office wing attached on the south side.

Listing NGR: TQ6303058367

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