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The Breaches

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2665 / 51°15'59"N

Longitude: 0.0732 / 0°4'23"E

OS Eastings: 544736

OS Northings: 153971

OS Grid: TQ447539

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.FBP

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.7F2F

Entry Name: The Breaches

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448950

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)

The Breaches
TQ 4453 36/1457 10.9.54.

II


2.
Large rambling house of varying dates and incorporating a C16 framed structure.
Modern brick and tile hung additions to left at rear. C19 rendered octagon
splayed bay of 2 storeys to right facing garden.
In front facing road is a small C18 symmetrical roughcast elevation of 2 storeys
with continuous dentilled cornice and gutter, ridge tile roof with 2 small leaded
dormers and centre ridge brick Tudor stack. In centre, square projection of
2 storeys with hip tiled roof.
Ground floor. 2 C19 French windows and C18 sash window with bars in centre.
Interior. Centre part of house has exposed beams and inglenook fireplace.
The rest is C18 with large C19 and modern additions.
Once occupied by John Bodicote, a friend of General Wolfe's parents. Mrs Hargreaves,
the original "Alice" of "Alice in Wonderland" spent the last few years of her
life here.


Listing NGR: TQ4473653971

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)

The Breaches
TQ 4453 36/1457 10.9.54.

II


2.
Large rambling house of varying dates and incorporating a C16 framed structure.
Modern brick and tile hung additions to left at rear. C19 rendered octagon
splayed bay of 2 storeys to right facing garden.
In front facing road is a small C18 symmetrical roughcast elevation of 2 storeys
with continuous dentilled cornice and gutter, ridge tile roof with 2 small leaded
dormers and centre ridge brick Tudor stack. In centre, square projection of
2 storeys with hip tiled roof.
Ground floor. 2 C19 French windows and C18 sash window with bars in centre.
Interior. Centre part of house has exposed beams and inglenook fireplace.
The rest is C18 with large C19 and modern additions.
Once occupied by John Bodicote, a friend of General Wolfe's parents. Mrs Hargreaves,
the original "Alice" of "Alice in Wonderland" spent the last few years of her
life here.


Listing NGR: TQ4473653971

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