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Lynch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2722 / 51°16'19"N

Longitude: 0.1849 / 0°11'5"E

OS Eastings: 552509

OS Northings: 154824

OS Grid: TQ525548

Mapcode National: GBR MN3.5KG

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.5933

Plus Code: 9F3275CM+VX

Entry Name: Lynch House

Listing Date: 3 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172273

Location: Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Sevenoaks

Built-Up Area: Sevenoaks

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Sevenoaks St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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5280 0/1147
No 21 (Lynch House)
shall be amended to read:-
SP1147 No 21 (Lynch House)
- 3.10.86 II


II 0/1147 No 21 (Lynch House)
House. 1899 by Niven and Wigglesworth, in a free late C17 and C18 style. Red
brick in Flemish bond, with rubbed brick dressings. First floor and gable of
left gable end tile-hung. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and garret. Rear
wing 2 storeys and basement. Moulded rubbed brick string course at impost level
of ground-floor windows. Asymmetrically shaped end gables with moulded brick
coping, and a further shaped gable to left of centre of front elevation. Brick
gable end stacks with moulded cornices. Irregular fenestration of 4 sashes; one
to left and two to right of gable, each comprising three 6-pane sashes separated
by mullions, and one taller 12-pane sash in open box and with blind semi-circular
panel above it under the gable. All first-floor windows have moulded brick
architraves, chamfered brick cills and shaped rubbed brick aprons. Sash under
gable also has a long tapered and corniced keystone above the blind panel, and is
flanked by grey brick diaper work. Deep Diocletion-style windows to ground floor,
with similar keystones and chamfered brick cills. Half-glazed and panelled
double doors under front gable, with moulded rubbed brick architrave and leaded
canopy on scrolled brackets. Broad rear return wing to left with a pair of
shaped brick gables to rear, two 3-light first-floor windows and 2 Diocletian
ground-floor windows with keystones and iron balconettes. Canted bay window. to
ground floor of left side, with panelled base, blind boxes, dentilled wooden
cornice and ogee leaded roof.
Interior: bevelled glass to hall screens. Moulded (18-style cornices to two
ground-floor rooms (one with modillions),landing and four first-floor rooms.
Five C18 style fireplaces. Panelled doors. Staircase with corkscrew balusters,
moulded handrail and scrolled top newel with ball finials.

Listing NGR: TQ5250954824

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