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Grosvenor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2669 / 51°16'0"N

Longitude: 0.0753 / 0°4'31"E

OS Eastings: 544882

OS Northings: 154014

OS Grid: TQ448540

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.FW0

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.8F55

Entry Name: Grosvenor House

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448957

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
Vicarage Hill
(South Side)

Grosvenor House
TQ 4454 35/1466 10.9.54.

II* GV

2.
Early C18 elevation with centre door and 9 sash windows placed symmetrically
on 2 storeys. 4 small 1/2 basement lights. Front door in centre, up 3 steps.£
Brick with blue headers, brick plinth and band, end corner pilasters carried
up 2 storeys, parapet with stone coping and concealed tile roof with 2 end chimney
stacks with recessed panels and moulded cornice. Heavy projecting moulded brick
cornice with brick dentils. Flat segmental brick arches of rubbed red headers
over windows with red brick voussoirs in centre. Dentilled cornice projecting
at corners over end pilasters forming capital.
Centre panelled door with square top lights over, splayed panelled reveals,
fluted pilasters on either side supporting carved capitals, and ornamental entablature.
Flat segmental splayed arch reveal to top of door case with panelled soffit.
The street elevation of Grosvenor House is file finest unspoilt early C18 facade
in Westerham. The elevational treatment is returned at either end.

Grosvenor House and Nos 1 & 2 (Lockyers Place) form a group with Grosvenor House Cottage
and Nos 1 & 2 (Dale Cottages) Mill Street.


Listing NGR: TQ4488254014

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

Description

1.
5280 WESTERHAM WESTERHAM
Vicarage Hill
(South Side)

Grosvenor House
TQ 4454 35/1466 10.9.54.

II* GV

2.
Early C18 elevation with centre door and 9 sash windows placed symmetrically
on 2 storeys. 4 small 1/2 basement lights. Front door in centre, up 3 steps.£
Brick with blue headers, brick plinth and band, end corner pilasters carried
up 2 storeys, parapet with stone coping and concealed tile roof with 2 end chimney
stacks with recessed panels and moulded cornice. Heavy projecting moulded brick
cornice with brick dentils. Flat segmental brick arches of rubbed red headers
over windows with red brick voussoirs in centre. Dentilled cornice projecting
at corners over end pilasters forming capital.
Centre panelled door with square top lights over, splayed panelled reveals,
fluted pilasters on either side supporting carved capitals, and ornamental entablature.
Flat segmental splayed arch reveal to top of door case with panelled soffit.
The street elevation of Grosvenor House is file finest unspoilt early C18 facade
in Westerham. The elevational treatment is returned at either end.

Grosvenor House and Nos 1 & 2 (Lockyers Place) form a group with Grosvenor House Cottage
and Nos 1 & 2 (Dale Cottages) Mill Street.


Listing NGR: TQ4488254014

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