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Latitude: 51.2995 / 51°17'58"N
Longitude: 0.1264 / 0°7'35"E
OS Eastings: 548340
OS Northings: 157740
OS Grid: TQ483577
Mapcode National: GBR RF.SNB
Mapcode Global: VHHPK.4LPP
Entry Name: Bee House in Walled Garden
Listing Date: 14 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244221
English Heritage Legacy ID: 449132
Location: Chevening, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14
Civil Parish: Chevening
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Chevening St Botolph
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
Bee House in Walled
TQ 45 NE
Bee house. c1850. Small weatherboarded building in Gothic style with hipped
slate roof. North west side has central pointed arched door about 5 feet
high with plank door. 2 pointed arched window openings, unglazed, with sliding
wooden shutters behind. Ends have similar windows. Interior has roof with
ridge piece and collar beam and end diagonal tension braces. Tiled floor.
Shelf on 3 sides about 1 foot from ground on which the hives were placed.
The south east side has one board which could be raised from the outside
to permit the bees to enter and leave their hives. An extremely rare survival.
Listing NGR: TQ4871757714
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