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Latitude: 51.2641 / 51°15'50"N
Longitude: 0.2112 / 0°12'40"E
OS Eastings: 554368
OS Northings: 153978
OS Grid: TQ543539
Mapcode National: GBR MN5.L75
Mapcode Global: VHHPS.MH0B
Entry Name: The Bird House
Listing Date: 13 April 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085989
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172232
Location: Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15
Civil Parish: Sevenoaks
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Sevenoaks St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
The Bird House
TQ 55 SW/4/86 13.4.51
Ornamental "Gothic" summerhouse now converted into gamekeeper's cottage.
Octagonal in shape with conical slate roof and 2 supporting towers at side
with projecting gabled porch to North with statue in apex of gable. Small
Gothic casement windows and dormers. Rough plastered elevations with flat
dentilled eaves and gutter. This building is set in a grotto with C18
"ruins" nearby. The summerhouse is probably early C19, but incorporates
an older structure.
Listing NGR: TQ5436853978
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