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The Post Office and House Adjoining Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1731 / 51°10'23"N

Longitude: 0.1838 / 0°11'1"E

OS Eastings: 552756

OS Northings: 143810

OS Grid: TQ527438

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.C8R

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.4SH1

Entry Name: The Post Office and House Adjoining Post Office

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Last Amended: 16 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446494

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
TQ 5243
23/822
10.9.54

PENSHURST
PENSHURST
Leicester Square

The Post Office and House adjoining Post Office
(Formerly listed as National Provincial Bank)

II
GV

2.
Dated 1850, by George Devey. Monogram in gable end - P.S.C. Irregular cottages
forming corner of Leicester Square. 2 storeys. Gable ends with ornamental
bargeboards and complicated picturesque tile roof and period Tudor chimney stacks.
Ground floor of unevenly laid stone courses and wooden mullioned windows.
First Floor oversailing and supported on carved corner brackets and exposed
timber joists - half-timbered and rendered.

Wall Cottage, Nos 1 to 3 (consec), the Archway, the Old Guildhouse and the
Post Office and Retaining Wall form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5275643810

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

Description

1.
5280
TQ 5243
23/822
10.9.54

PENSHURST
PENSHURST
Leicester Square

The Post Office and House adjoining Post Office
(Formerly listed as National Provincial Bank)

II
GV

2.
Dated 1850, by George Devey. Monogram in gable end - P.S.C. Irregular cottages
forming corner of Leicester Square. 2 storeys. Gable ends with ornamental
bargeboards and complicated picturesque tile roof and period Tudor chimney stacks.
Ground floor of unevenly laid stone courses and wooden mullioned windows.
First Floor oversailing and supported on carved corner brackets and exposed
timber joists - half-timbered and rendered.

Wall Cottage, Nos 1 to 3 (consec), the Archway, the Old Guildhouse and the
Post Office and Retaining Wall form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5275643810

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