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Bessels House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2784 / 51°16'42"N

Longitude: 0.1588 / 0°9'31"E

OS Eastings: 550666

OS Northings: 155468

OS Grid: TQ506554

Mapcode National: GBR LLK.YSK

Mapcode Global: VHHPR.P4T8

Entry Name: Bessels House

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356957

Location: Chevening, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Chevening

Built-Up Area: Sevenoaks

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Chevening St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1.
5280 CHEVENING BESSELS GREEN
Bessels Green Road
Bessels House
TQ 5055 5/173 10.9.54.

II


2.
(Circa 1830). Built by Dr Epps, famous Homeopathic doctor in the early C19.
The front elevation is symmetrical with 2 large Regency bow fronts containing
curved sash windows in panelled frames on principal and first floors. The centre
projecting porch with Doric columns has been altered to include small cloakroom
at side of door. Over the porch is a small canopied projection with stucco
finish. Stone cornice and parapet with concealed mansard roof of Welsh slate
with 3 small dormers. ½-basement with area in front of bow window at left.
At right a small terrace conceals basement. 6 steps to door. At left and right
mid C19 1 storey wings, of galletted random rubble, that on left with battlemented
parapet and 2 brick niches; that on right with low pitched slated roof. Gothick
pointed windows with margin lights on return and behind.


Listing NGR: TQ5066655468

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