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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1726 / 51°10'21"N

Longitude: 0.1824 / 0°10'56"E

OS Eastings: 552660

OS Northings: 143744

OS Grid: TQ526437

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.JWL

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.3SSH

Plus Code: 9F3255FJ+2X

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446505

Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

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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(South Side)

The Cottage
TQ 5243 23/829 10.9.54.


Queen Anne elevational facade masking C16 framed structure. 2 storeys and dormers.
Ridge tile roof and centre stack. Brick with brick band. Ornamental 3 centred
brick moulding over door (probably C19).
Ground floor: Restored panelled doorway with top lights. Egg and dart moulding
around chamfered edges of panels. On either side of door, 2 octagon projecting
bay windows with sash bars and supported on carved wooden brackets. Projecting
hood over door supported on carved wooden brackets resting on stone corbels.
Continuous dentilled moulding forming cornice to bay windows and hood.
First floor: 2 sash windows in exposed frames. Dentilled frieze and cornice
supporting gutter.
Two hip tiled dormers with heavy oversailing moulded eaves. Casement windows.
Glazing bars to all windows.

Quaintways Tea Rooms, The Cottage, Colquhoun House and Longford form a group
with Kirkwood Garden Shop and La Petite Hair Salon.

Listing NGR: TQ5266043744

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