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The Grasshopper Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448675

Location: Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

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

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Listing Text

1.
5280 WESTERHAM WESTERHAM
The Green
(North Side)

The Grasshopper Inn
TQ 4454 35/1355

II GV


2.
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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