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Latitude: 51.2847 / 51°17'4"N
Longitude: 0.1528 / 0°9'10"E
OS Eastings: 550229
OS Northings: 156150
OS Grid: TQ502561
Mapcode National: GBR S9.TD8
Mapcode Global: VHHPK.LZN1
Entry Name: The Rock House
Listing Date: 10 September 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1252412
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356996
Location: Chevening, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13
Civil Parish: Chevening
Built-Up Area: Sevenoaks
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Chevening St Botolph
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
5280 CHEVENING CHIPSTEAD
The Rock House
TQ 5056 SW 3/147 10.9.54.
Irregular house, largely of C16. Front shows 2-storey, 4-window left part,
oversailing at left. Projecting, gabled, one-window right part oversails on
3 sides with dragon beams now boxed in. Old brackets visible at left. Roof
of high pitch, tiles renewed in C19 and bargeboard added to gable. Moulded
plastered eaves. Front all stuccoed with incised lines. Casement windows under
hoodmoulds, (except below jetties) that on ground floor centre with Tudor heads
to lights. Tudor arched doorway with hoodmould to traceried door. The whole
front a mid C19 restoration. Under right part a retaining wall of coursed galletted
rubble with red brick quoins. Modern left extensions. Inside much exposed
timber and a restored inglenook. On ground floor front some late C18 and Regency
painted panelling. Some flights of a staircase of circa 1700. C17 arcaded brick
cellar built on to rock hewn chapel of transitional appearance, circa 1200.
The Rock House, Stables, cobbled yard and Walls form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ5022956150
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