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Squerryes Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2658 / 51°15'56"N

Longitude: 0.0712 / 0°4'16"E

OS Eastings: 544598

OS Northings: 153890

OS Grid: TQ445538

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.DV8

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.6F0Z

Entry Name: Squerryes Lodge

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448718

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
Lodge Lane

Squerryes Lodge
TQ 4453 36/1415 10.9.54.

II*


2.
C13 stone building probably of monastic origin with considerable later additions,
mostly of late C17, largely concealing the original building from outside.
Entrance front. Main block late C17, 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows, irregular.
Very high pitched hipped tiled roof with 3 hipped, gabled dormers, some with
old iron lattice casements. Deep, moulded and dentilled eaves cornice. Rendered
front. Some old stonework visible on left return and blocked C13 window with
plate tracery. Wood mullioned and transomed windows on front, with modern casements.
Modern entrance. 2 storey, 1-window right wing has hipped tiled roof of moderate
pitch with eaves soffit. Stucco, brick plinth. Early C19 sash windows in box
frames. Set back mediaeval left wing of 2 storeys and attic, irregular with
very high pitched tiled roof, sweeping low at left. Windows mostly C19 or modern
casements, but 2 old iron ones at right. Similar rear elevation with simpler
cornice to main block, replaced windows; and mediaeval part projecting. Inside
3 C13 stone arches with plate tracery; and 2 of C15 appearance with 4-centred
heads. In upstairs room large single rafter roof with big collars and arch
braces at each rafter. In later part of house early C19 fluted and reeded door
frames with lion masks at angles. Imported C17 wainscotting in hall.


Listing NGR: TQ4459853890

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