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Brewery House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2644 / 51°15'51"N

Longitude: 0.0666 / 0°3'59"E

OS Eastings: 544281

OS Northings: 153726

OS Grid: TQ442537

Mapcode National: GBR LLM.RN6

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.3HK1

Entry Name: Brewery House

Listing Date: 26 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449044

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

Brewery House
TQ 45 SW

SP/546

2/546
II GV


2. House, probably late C17, with early and late C19 alterations. Red brick;
part timber-framed. Bracketed eaves; plain clay tile roof; centre brick stack.
Partly tile-hung full-height rear wings, at right angles. Three storeys. Three
bays, window openings with brick voussoirs and sash windows. Both flanking
ground floor windows originally in round arched arcading, as shown in C19
prints; now only right hand windows thus. In centre, six stone steps, one
curved, to central doorway with six panel door, rectangular overlight, and C19 ashlar doorcase. Late C19 canted bay window on both ground and first floors to left hand. Centre and right hand first floor sash windows with glazing bars.
C19 sash windows to left and right hand on second floor; blind opening in
centre. Ground and first floor late C19 or early C20 timber framed and gabled extensions against right hand return.
Interior: 6 panel door to lobby; possibly dado panelling. Front ground floor
rooms with late C19 fireplace surrounds, the west room with semi-elliptical arches flanking fireplace, centre bridging beam and C18 cornice. East first
floor room with stopped and chamfered bridging beam; C19 wood fireplace
surround. West first floor room with bridging beam. C19 six panel doors; two arches on landing. C18 staircase with turned balusters and contemporary
handrail to second floor. 2nd floor west room with dado panelling, C18 to C19 fireplace surround; old ledged door; framing in west end wall; old wide floor boards. East 2nd floor room with old planked door and two fielded panel door. Rear second floor rooms with timber wall framing exposed; old planked door.
The house was the head brewers' house and is shown in C19 illustrations of the brewery.


Listing NGR: TQ4428153726

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

Description

1.
5280 WESTERHAM WESTERHAM

HIGH STREET

Brewery House
TQ 45 SW

SP/546

2/546
II GV


2. House, probably late C17, with early and late C19 alterations. Red brick;
part timber-framed. Bracketed eaves; plain clay tile roof; centre brick stack.
Partly tile-hung full-height rear wings, at right angles. Three storeys. Three
bays, window openings with brick voussoirs and sash windows. Both flanking
ground floor windows originally in round arched arcading, as shown in C19
prints; now only right hand windows thus. In centre, six stone steps, one
curved, to central doorway with six panel door, rectangular overlight, and C19 ashlar doorcase. Late C19 canted bay window on both ground and first floors to left hand. Centre and right hand first floor sash windows with glazing bars.
C19 sash windows to left and right hand on second floor; blind opening in
centre. Ground and first floor late C19 or early C20 timber framed and gabled extensions against right hand return.
Interior: 6 panel door to lobby; possibly dado panelling. Front ground floor
rooms with late C19 fireplace surrounds, the west room with semi-elliptical arches flanking fireplace, centre bridging beam and C18 cornice. East first
floor room with stopped and chamfered bridging beam; C19 wood fireplace
surround. West first floor room with bridging beam. C19 six panel doors; two arches on landing. C18 staircase with turned balusters and contemporary
handrail to second floor. 2nd floor west room with dado panelling, C18 to C19 fireplace surround; old ledged door; framing in west end wall; old wide floor boards. East 2nd floor room with old planked door and two fielded panel door. Rear second floor rooms with timber wall framing exposed; old planked door.
The house was the head brewers' house and is shown in C19 illustrations of the brewery.


Listing NGR: TQ4428153726

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