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Highlands Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanley, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4052 / 51°24'18"N

Longitude: 0.1894 / 0°11'21"E

OS Eastings: 552376

OS Northings: 169630

OS Grid: TQ523696

Mapcode National: GBR SX.BD8

Mapcode Global: VHHP0.7YG4

Entry Name: Highlands Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 October 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 416874

Location: Swanley, Sevenoaks, Kent, BR8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Swanley

Built-Up Area: Swanley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Swanley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(north side)
Highlands Farmhouse
TQ 5269 8/218
L-shaped building. C17 or earlier timber-framed building refaced in early
C19. Two storeys stuccoed. Tiled roof. Weatherboarded extension to rear.
Irregular fenestration. Some casements, some sashes with glazing bars intact.
Simple doorcase. Some exposed beams to interior. This was the site of one
of the 2 original Saxon settlements in Swanley. It was a minor manor in Norman
times when the land belonged to Ghent Abbey. It is thought that King Stephen
granted it to his supporters William of Ypres who gave the land to Ghent Abbey
and it was held by them between 1135 and 1203.

Listing NGR: TQ5237669630

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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