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Church Gate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2674 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: 0.0733 / 0°4'23"E

OS Eastings: 544735

OS Northings: 154069

OS Grid: TQ447540

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.FCG

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.7D2R

Entry Name: Church Gate House

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448684

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)

No 15 (Church Gate House)
TQ 4454 35/1366 10.9.54.

II GV


2.
C17 house with alterations. 2 storeys attic and basement, 3 windows. High
pitched, tiled roof with 2 gabled dormers, bracketed gutter and moulded fillet
under eaves. Front now rendered. 1st floor sash windows in exposed frames
under shallow segmental arches. Ground floor carriage doors to left. Central
C19 door of 6 sunk panels, with plain rectangular fanlight, under pedimented
hood on C19 curved brackets with pendants. 2 sash windows on right. East elevation
of red brick has left section under gable holding large chimney stack with tumbled
brickwork to offsets. Bands, at 1st floor and eaves level, pass right over
chimney; the lower one is broken upwards above staircase window. Various windows
including 2 C17 croisee windows and 2 small lights with old iron bars.
Inside, original oak staircase with spiral turned pitch pine balusters. Also
some dado panelling and an C18 corner cupboard, 2 restored inglenook fireplaces
and brick cellar with barrel-vaulted bays. The house was once an Inn called
the White Horse.

Nos 9 to 14 (consec) & No 15 (Church Gate House) with walls and yard form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ4473554069

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

1.
5280 WESTERHAM WESTERHAM
The Green
(North Side)

No 15 (Church Gate House)
TQ 4454 35/1366 10.9.54.

II GV


2.
C17 house with alterations. 2 storeys attic and basement, 3 windows. High
pitched, tiled roof with 2 gabled dormers, bracketed gutter and moulded fillet
under eaves. Front now rendered. 1st floor sash windows in exposed frames
under shallow segmental arches. Ground floor carriage doors to left. Central
C19 door of 6 sunk panels, with plain rectangular fanlight, under pedimented
hood on C19 curved brackets with pendants. 2 sash windows on right. East elevation
of red brick has left section under gable holding large chimney stack with tumbled
brickwork to offsets. Bands, at 1st floor and eaves level, pass right over
chimney; the lower one is broken upwards above staircase window. Various windows
including 2 C17 croisee windows and 2 small lights with old iron bars.
Inside, original oak staircase with spiral turned pitch pine balusters. Also
some dado panelling and an C18 corner cupboard, 2 restored inglenook fireplaces
and brick cellar with barrel-vaulted bays. The house was once an Inn called
the White Horse.

Nos 9 to 14 (consec) & No 15 (Church Gate House) with walls and yard form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ4473554069

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