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Eagle Lodge firs Lodge Including Stables at Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Edenbridge, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2112 / 51°12'40"N

Longitude: 0.06 / 0°3'35"E

OS Eastings: 543984

OS Northings: 147797

OS Grid: TQ439477

Mapcode National: GBR LM6.XNL

Mapcode Global: VHHPX.0T2B

Entry Name: Eagle Lodge firs Lodge Including Stables at Rear

Listing Date: 6 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449162

Location: Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Edenbridge

Built-Up Area: Edenbridge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Edenbridge St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:

TQ 44 NW EDENBRIDGE MAIN ROAD (West Side)
Marlpit Hill

48/1518 Eagle Lodge and Firs
Lodge including stables
at rear

- II

Pair of attached houses. Circa 1840. Red brick in Flemish bond with some blue
headers and with stuccoed dressings; painted brick at rear. Low-pitched
slate hipped roof with deep eaves and ornate brackets with pendants to
the eaves of central block. Brick axial stacks.

Plan: Pair of attached houses of double depth plan, one the mirror image
of the other; each with a central principal room at the front and back,
a stairhall to the side and flanking service wing with a parlour and kitchen
at the front and pantry, scullery etc. behind.

Exterior: 3 storeys and cellars plus 2 storey wings. Symmetrical 2:1:2:1:2
window bays. Main 3 storey 4 window block, the centre 2 windows advanced
and porches in the angles of the recesses to left and right; plus 2 storey,
2 window flanking service wings slightly set back. All C19 sashes with
glazing bars. Central block has bands at first and second floor window
sill level, tripartite sashes on the ground floor in slightly projecting
bays with cornices and 16-pane sashes above, all in moulded stucco architraves
the first floor with cornices on console brackets; and smaller second
floor 16-pane sashes. Stuccoed porches in angles to left and right, with
entablatures, dentil cornices and square piers with wooden lattice screens
at front and glazed and panelled doors behind. Inside the porches are
vaulted ceilings. Flanking service wings have sashes complete with glazing
bars.

Rear of main block has a symmetrical 4-window elevation; 12-pane sashes
on first floor in moulded architraves and smaller 12 and 16-pane second
floor sashes. Eagle Lodge to right has large late C19 conservatory on
the back with ornate cast-iron cresting to the louvre.

Including 2 stable and coach house ranges at the rear, red brick with
hipped slate roofs, 2 storeys, casement windows; that to Firs Lodge converted
into a cottage.

Interior: Only that of Eagle Lodge inspected. It is complete with most
of the original joinery and simple plasterwork, windows, panelled doors
and window shutters etc. The hall has an open string staircase with stick
balusters and mahogany handrail wreathed over a stylised lotus newl post;
it rises to second floor with similar balustrade. The wall between hall
and parlour has no plaster cornice but has a pretty painted Art Nouveau
chimney piece with cloverleaf decoration and mantle shelf supported on
small columns and a cast-iron grate with tiles. The front and rear righthand
rooms have moulded plaster cornices and chimney pieces with console brackets
and cast-iron grates. First floor also unaltered and has original joinery
and chimney pieces with iron grates. Interior of Firs Lodge not inspected
but apparently similar.


Listing NGR: TQ4398447797

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

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