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Latitude: 51.291 / 51°17'27"N
Longitude: 0.2483 / 0°14'53"E
OS Eastings: 556865
OS Northings: 157051
OS Grid: TQ568570
Mapcode National: GBR WN.F88
Mapcode Global: VHHPM.8T46
Plus Code: 9F3276RX+98
Entry Name: Stonepitts Manor House
Listing Date: 10 September 1954
Last Amended: 16 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447414
Location: Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15
Civil Parish: Seal
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Seal St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
5280 SEAL STONEPITTS
Stonepitts Manor House
(Formerly listed as Stonepit)
TQ 55 NE 43/1058 10.9.54.
Large house of Elizabethan appearance on the outside although there is much
restoration and large windows of Elizabethan style have been inserted. Inside
there appear the remains of a much older house, possibly C14 or early C15.
So much has been altered that certainty is difficult.
North Elevation. Projecting coupled gables with main entrance and carved stone
doorway. Stone plinth. Tudor brickwork. Tile roof. Casement windows with
wooden mullions and transoms. Large mullioned window lighting the hall. Typical
Elizabethan plan wmth large hall and staircase leading to gallery. The main
entrance is placed to one side giving access to corridor under the gallery with
the Hall to the right and kitchen and buttery to the?left. Some original brick
carved mouldings over windows.
Side Elevations - Random stone with brick quoins.
South Elevation - Mostly modern restoration. Brick and tile hung. Inside plenty
of timber, much of it moved, including a beam with nailhead moulding and a good
hall ceiling with heavily moulded beams and joists.
Listing NGR: TQ5686457051
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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