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Nevill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Meopham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3835 / 51°23'0"N

Longitude: 0.3593 / 0°21'33"E

OS Eastings: 564271

OS Northings: 167583

OS Grid: TQ642675

Mapcode National: GBR NNB.7MS

Mapcode Global: VHJLR.5HS7

Entry Name: Nevill House

Listing Date: 26 July 1983

Last Amended: 23 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356812

Location: Meopham, Gravesham, Kent, DA13

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Civil Parish: Meopham

Built-Up Area: Meopham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Meopham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

The entry for the following building shall be amended


4/83 Nevill Lodge


C.1840 stuccoed. Two storey. Hipped slate roof. Three sash windows. Porch with
2 Doric columns and flat roof.


4/83 Nevill House
(formerly included as
Nevill Lodge)


House. Circa 1840. Stuccoed brick. Hipped slate roof with black ridge tiles and
deep eaves with cast-iron ogee gutters. 2 symmetrical rebuilt brick axial stacks.
Plan: Double-depth almost square plan with 2 principal rooms at the front the right
hand slightly larger and a narrow central entrance hall between with a tight open-
well staircase. At the back 2 smaller heated rooms, the left hand room is the
kitchen from which rises the back staircase. Between the 2 back rooms a back lobby
and staircase to the pantry in the cellar below the front left hand room.
Exterior: 2 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 3-window front with plinth and band at
first floor window sill level; moulded stucco window architraves, the first floor
with keyblocks, the ground floor with cornices on console brackets and sills with
small terminal brackets. C19 sashes with margin panes. Central doorway with C19
flush panel and glazed door, small rectangular overlight, decorated iron grille
under the threshold and stuccoed partico with Tuscan columns and massive entablature.
The first floor window sill band continues on returns and at rear. The right hand
side has 2 C19 sashes on first floor and one on ground floor to right, those on
right with 12-panes, that on left with margin panes. Left hand side has C19 12-pane
sash on first floor to left and C19 horizontally sliding sash to basement with
glazing bars and iron bars. The rear elevation has C19 12-pane sashes, one at
centre on first floor and to left and right on ground floor with doorway to right
of centre with C19 flush panel door. Interior: Most of the original interior
joinery survives including panelled doors and sliding window shutters. Front right
hand room has moulded plaster cornice and marble chimneypiece. The front left hand
room has similar chimneypiece but ceiling has been replaced. Original open-well
open string staircase with stick balusters, moulded mahogany hand-rail wreathed
over ornate cast-iron newel. The rear left hand room has large kitchen fireplace
with chamfered segmental arch and bracketed shelf - the iron range has been taken
out. To the side of the fireplace rises the back staircase. The chimneypiece has
been removed from the small rear right hand fireplace. On the first floor the
ceilings and chimneypieces in the front rooms have been replaced, but the back rooms
have small simple wooden chimneypieces with ornate iron grates. The pantry in the
cellar has wooden shelve and a brick floor.


Nevill Lodge


c1840 stuccoed. Two storey. Hipped slate roof. Three sash windows. Porch with 2
Doric columns and flat roof.

Listing NGR: TQ6427167583

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