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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085851
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356957
Location: Chevening, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13
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
5280 CHEVENING BESSELS GREEN
Bessels Green Road
TQ 5055 5/173 10.9.54.
(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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