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The Rock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chevening, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356996

Location: Chevening, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

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

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Listing Text

1.
5280 CHEVENING CHIPSTEAD
High Street
(South Side)
The Rock House
TQ 5056 SW 3/147 10.9.54.

II GV


2.
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

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

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