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Taylour House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Edenbridge, Kent

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357170

Location: Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

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

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Listing Text

High Street
(East Side)
No 69
(Taylour House)
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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