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Pitts Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2642 / 51°15'51"N

Longitude: 0.0644 / 0°3'51"E

OS Eastings: 544127

OS Northings: 153696

OS Grid: TQ441536

Mapcode National: GBR LLM.R2Q

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.2HD6

Entry Name: Pitts Cottage

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448696

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
High Street
(North Side)

Pitts Cottage
TQ 4453 36/1386 10.9.54.

II


2.
At one time lived in by William Pitt while his home at Keston was being repaired.
Painted brick elevations, masking C16 or earlier framed structure. 2 storeys
with eaves with small moulded fillet under a bracketed gutter. Ridge tile roof
with 2 end brick stacks. 2 leaded dormers with lattice casements. Front facade
with painted brick plinth and supported by 2 projecting brick buttresses with
tiled coping. Modern projecting hip tiled hood over door supported on carved
brackets. C16 oak panelled door in oak frame (restored). To right projecting
oriel bay window with mullions and transoms with lattice casements - tiled hood
over supported on wooden angle brackets to left. 2 square paned leaded casements
in recessed flat segmental arches.
First floor. 3 sets of square paned leaded casements. 1 small leaded casement
over door.
East Side Elevation. Random stone with flint infilling and red brick dressing.
Projecting stack. Brick gable end.
West Side Elevation. Red brick. Numerous additions to rear including modern
kitchen wing.


Listing NGR: TQ4412753705

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

Description

1.
5280
TQ 4453
36/1386
10.9.54

WESTERHAM
WESTERHAM
High Street
(North Side)
Pitts Cottage

II

2.
At one time lived in by William Pitt while his home at Keston was being repaired.
Painted brick elevations, masking C16 or earlier framed structure. 2 storeys
with eaves with small moulded fillet under a bracketed gutter. Ridge tile roof
with 2 end brick stacks. 2 leaded dormers with lattice casements. Front facade
with painted brick plinth and supported by 2 projecting brick buttresses with
tiled coping. Modern projecting hip tiled hood over door supported on carved
brackets. C16 oak panelled door in oak frame (restored). To right projecting
oriel bay window with mullions and transoms with lattice casements - tiled hood
over supported on wooden angle brackets to left. 2 square paned leaded casements
in recessed flat segmental arches.
First floor. 3 sets of square paned leaded casements. 1 small leaded casement
over door.
East Side Elevation. Random stone with flint infilling and red brick dressing.
Projecting stack. Brick gable end.
West Side Elevation. Red brick. Numerous additions to rear including modern
kitchen wing.

Listing NGR: TQ4412753696

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