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Stonepitts Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Seal, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Stonepitts Manor House

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Last Amended: 16 January 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447414

Location: Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

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

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Listing Text

1.
5280 SEAL STONEPITTS

Stonepitts Manor House
(Formerly listed as Stonepit)
TQ 55 NE 43/1058 10.9.54.

II*


2.
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.

Description

1.
5280 SEAL STONEPITTS

Stonepitts Manor House
(Formerly listed as Stonepit)
TQ 55 NE 43/1058 10.9.54.

II*


2.
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

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