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Latitude: 51.196 / 51°11'45"N
Longitude: 0.0653 / 0°3'55"E
OS Eastings: 544403
OS Northings: 146113
OS Grid: TQ444461
Mapcode National: GBR LMD.Z7F
Mapcode Global: VHHQ3.26WH
Entry Name: Taylour House
Listing Date: 10 September 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085940
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357170
Location: Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8
Civil Parish: Edenbridge
Built-Up Area: Edenbridge
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Edenbridge St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 4446 12/412 10.9.54.
C15 timber framed house much altered externally. Now front of 2 tall storeys, 2
windows. Double span building has old tiled roofs hipped at left, C17 chimney stack
of 3 linked shafts on ridge. Tile hung 1st floor, painted brick ground floor,
rendered plinth. 1st floor modern mullioned and transomed windows with diamond
leading. At back exposed framing, partly restored, and plaster filling.
Inside much visible timber with moulded beams and old doors and frames. Upstairs
room has 2 well-preserved painted walls of early C17, one with scrolls of foliage
another with scene of Judith and Holopernes and arms of James I. Also early C17
staircase with flat, urn-shaped balusters. Arms in spandrel over doorway are
of Sir William Taylour, Lord Mayor of London in 1469, whose house this was.
Listing NGR: TQ4440346112
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