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The Birches

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1706 / 51°10'14"N

Longitude: 0.1793 / 0°10'45"E

OS Eastings: 552454

OS Northings: 143521

OS Grid: TQ524435

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.J57

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.2T5Z

Entry Name: The Birches

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446489

Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Penshurst

Built-Up Area: Penshurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Penshurst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1.
5280 PENSHURST PENSHURST
Fordcombe Road
(West Side)

The Birches
TQ 5243 23/809

II


2.
Circa 1835. 2 and a half storeys, 5 windows. Fairly low pitched hipped slate
roof with bracketed eaves soffit. Stucco with incised lines. Moulded string
at 2nd floor cills. Sash windows, those on 1st and 2nd floor with glazing bars.
Moulded architraves to 1st floor windows. Long front veranda, with glazed roof,
supported on square columns and projecting at either end. Probably circa 1900.


Listing NGR: TQ5245443521

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

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