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Leicester House

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1727 / 51°10'21"N

Longitude: 0.1828 / 0°10'57"E

OS Eastings: 552687

OS Northings: 143762

OS Grid: TQ526437

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.K03

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.3SZC

Entry Name: Leicester House

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446500

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
Main Street
(South Side)

Leicester House (Nos 1 & 2)
TQ 5243 23/826

II GV


2.
Early C19. Stucco with incised lines in imitation of stone courses. 3 storeys
and half-basement lights. Tarred stucco plinth. Projecting eaves and Welsh
slate roof. Symmetrical elevation with central doorway (up 3 steps) with bracketed
entablature forming hood over. (Modern double door alterations). On either
side of doorway, tripartite sash windows. 2nd and 3rd floor - 3 sash windows
each.

Nos 1 & 2 (Rectory Cottages) The Leicester Arms Hotel, Nos 1 & 2 (Leicester House)
and The Buxton House Stores form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5268743762

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

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