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Star House Including Boutique

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.171 / 51°10'15"N

Longitude: 0.18 / 0°10'48"E

OS Eastings: 552501

OS Northings: 143570

OS Grid: TQ525435

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.JBL

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.2TJN

Entry Name: Star House Including Boutique

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Last Amended: 16 January 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446488

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)

Star House, including
Boutique
(Formerly listed as building
approximately 55 yds to north east
of The Birches and on West side of
road)
TQ 5243 23/808 10.9.54.

II*


2.
At one time an inn. Dated 1610. C19 additions and restoration.
To Left: 2 storeys and gable attic window. Projecting chimney at side with
stone base and coupled Tudor stacks.
Ground Floor: Stone plinth with brick above. Square projecting bay window
with diamond panes and mullions and transoms with tiled hood over.
Second Floor: Half-timbered framed structure with plaster infilling. Square
projecting diamond paned bay window with mullions and transoms supported on
carved and ornamental brackets. 2 small sets of diamond paned lights either
side.
Above: Over-sailing gable end with exposed moulded tie beam supported on carved
wooden brackets. Small attic window with shingles above in gable end.
In Centre: 2 storeys with tiled roof brought down over door (modern restored
door with carved head piece).
To Right: 1-storey shop with projecting hood in front supported on timber posts
(modern). Bricked paving in front of shop.


Listing NGR: TQ5250143570

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

Description

1.
5280 PENSHURST PENSHURST
Fordcombe Road
(West Side)

Star House, including
Boutique
(Formerly listed as building
approximately 55 yds to north east
of The Birches and on West side of
road)
TQ 5243 23/808 10.9.54.

II*


2.
At one time an inn. Dated 1610. C19 additions and restoration.
To Left: 2 storeys and gable attic window. Projecting chimney at side with
stone base and coupled Tudor stacks.
Ground Floor: Stone plinth with brick above. Square projecting bay window
with diamond panes and mullions and transoms with tiled hood over.
Second Floor: Half-timbered framed structure with plaster infilling. Square
projecting diamond paned bay window with mullions and transoms supported on
carved and ornamental brackets. 2 small sets of diamond paned lights either
side.
Above: Over-sailing gable end with exposed moulded tie beam supported on carved
wooden brackets. Small attic window with shingles above in gable end.
In Centre: 2 storeys with tiled roof brought down over door (modern restored
door with carved head piece).
To Right: 1-storey shop with projecting hood in front supported on timber posts
(modern). Bricked paving in front of shop.


Listing NGR: TQ5250143570

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