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Kent Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2855 / 51°17'7"N

Longitude: 0.2064 / 0°12'22"E

OS Eastings: 553959

OS Northings: 156351

OS Grid: TQ539563

Mapcode National: GBR TZ.W47

Mapcode Global: VHHPL.JYGF

Plus Code: 9F3276P4+5G

Entry Name: Kent Cottage

Listing Date: 27 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172288

Location: Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Sevenoaks

Built-Up Area: Sevenoaks

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Sevenoaks St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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The following building shall be added to the list;

TQ 55 NW
3/201 Sent Cottage

House. Circa 1930 by M.C. Baillie Scott. Stretcher bond brick,
tile hanging and timber framing. Plain tile roof with half-hipped
ends. Brick axial stacks.

Plan comprises full depth drawing room on left, and on right the
dining room with kitche in front. The entrance hall and stairs
are in an outshut at the centre of the front which extends to the
right where it contains services and an outhouse.

English Domestic Revival style.

2 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical north west front. Timber
framing on left with tile hanging above. Main roof carried down
as catslide over entrance at centre with panelled door and over
outshut on right which extends into an outhouse on the right hand
corner. Flat roof dormer at centre and tall stack to right rising
from roof. The south east garden front is tile hung on first
floor, jettied out over timber frame ground floor recess on right
with canted bay window and integral wooden bench; brick on left
with French casement. Half-hipped north east and south west gable
ends are tile-hung, the north east with timber framed ground
floor, the south west brick. All metal-frame casements with
leaded panes of 1, 2, 3 and 4 lights.

Interior: Largely unaltered and complete with much of the
original oak joinery intact, including staircase, plank doors with
wrought iron hinges and panelling etc. The drawing and dining
rooms have original brick fireplaces, the former with Tudor arch,
the latter, smaller, has raised hearth and elliptical arch.

Listing NGR: TQ5395956351

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