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Black Charles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Seal, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2497 / 51°14'58"N

Longitude: 0.227 / 0°13'37"E

OS Eastings: 555522

OS Northings: 152410

OS Grid: TQ555524

Mapcode National: GBR MNC.Q6M

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.WVDD

Plus Code: 9F3266XG+VR

Entry Name: Black Charles

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447435

Location: Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Seal

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Underriver St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Black Charles
TQ 5552 26/1090 10.9.54.


Restored late mediaeval hall house, witn later C16 chimney and ceiling. 2 storeys
and attic, irregular windows. High pitched tiled roof. Moulded wood eaves
cornice. One gabled dormer. Tile hung 1st floor. Brick ground floor with
stone plinth. Leased casement windows. Projecting 2-storey porch. Left extension
formerly an outbuilding. Right extension, probably of C17, with random stone
ground floor, tile hanging above. Sun assurance sign on eaves cornice.
Inside mugh panelling: imported linenfold in left extension, plain Elizabethan
in central room, Queen Anne period elsewhere. Much exposed timber including
remains of screens passage; and carved crown post. Many assembly marks on timbers.
Restored inglenook. Former jettied right end, with C16 window, vmsible inside
C17 extension. Carved figure, possibly representing a thresher, on bay post
in entrance hall.

Black Charles, Outbuilding and Wall form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5552252410

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