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Latitude: 51.2673 / 51°16'2"N
Longitude: 0.0724 / 0°4'20"E
OS Eastings: 544673
OS Northings: 154052
OS Grid: TQ446540
Mapcode National: GBR LLN.F3V
Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.6DMV
Entry Name: The Grasshopper Inn
Listing Date: 16 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 448675
Location: Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16
Civil Parish: Westerham
Built-Up Area: Westerham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Westerham St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
5280 WESTERHAM WESTERHAM
The Grasshopper Inn
TQ 4454 35/1355
2-storey 3-window building altered late C18 and early C19. Modern projecting
public house front with rendered facade and Welsh slate roof. Covered way into
yard to right with Inn signboard over.
First floor. Red painted tile hanging. 3 sets of C19 casement windows. Moulded
eaves board and bracketed gutter. Ridge tile roof with one end hipped. The
whole elevational treatment masks a C16 or older framed structure.
Rear elevation early C19 red brick with blue headers. Sash windows with glazing
bars. Roof ridges at right angles to road. Inside old bar fittings including
rare pink Wedgwood beer handles.
Historic Associations. The Grasshopper Inn takes its name from the grasshopper
incorporated in the crest of the Gresham family who owned the Manor of Westerham
from the time of Henry VIII till the late C17.
Nos 1 to 3 (consec) and the Grasshopper Public House form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ4467354052
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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