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Castle Close the Courtyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Chiddingstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1857 / 51°11'8"N

Longitude: 0.1419 / 0°8'30"E

OS Eastings: 549791

OS Northings: 145116

OS Grid: TQ497451

Mapcode National: GBR LMQ.LQ1

Mapcode Global: VHHQ4.DGWF

Entry Name: Castle Close the Courtyard

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357051

Location: Chiddingstone, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Chiddingstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Chiddingstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


TQ 4945 CHIDDINGSTONE CHIDDINGSTONE CORNER

6/236 Numbers 1 and 2,
Castle Close or
16.1.75 The Courtyard


GV II

Former kitchen wing, later flats and restaurant. Late C17. North front of red brick with grey headers and tiled roof, south front of painted brick to ground floor, weatherboarded to first floor and with slate roof One brick and one stone chimneystack. Two storeys. North front has 5 windows. Outer windows on first floor are lunettes, others tripartite sashes with 15 glazing bars. Ground floor windows are tripartite windows with 24 glazing bars and cambered heads. Brick stringcourse. Double door in penultimate bay from right. Further entrance to left between imported early C19 columns. South front has 4 C20 casements to first floor, one C20 casement to ground floor and gabled weatherboarded hoist in roofspace. Ground floor has doorcase to left with 4 panelled door and french windows to right with cornice and fluted columns. Interior has open fireplace with wooden bressumer. Originally this was a detached kitchen wing to Chiddingstone Castle with a granary above.

Listing NGR: TQ4979145116

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

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