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Donnington Manor Restaurant, Emma Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunton Green, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3023 / 51°18'8"N

Longitude: 0.1603 / 0°9'37"E

OS Eastings: 550695

OS Northings: 158122

OS Grid: TQ506581

Mapcode National: GBR S8.P38

Mapcode Global: VHHPK.QJMJ

Entry Name: Donnington Manor Restaurant, Emma Hotel

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357138

Location: Dunton Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Dunton Green

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Riverhead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

In the entry for DUNTON GREEN DUNTON GREEN
London Road
42/358 (east side)


Donnington Manor Restaurant

The address shall be DUNTON GREEN DUNTON GREEN
amended to read London Road
(east side)

Donnington Manor Restaurant
Emma Hotel

The description should be amended to read:

House, now hotel restaurant. Restored timber framed house of C15 origin,
with adjoining lobby entry wing of late C16 or C17; later converted to
cottages; knocked into one, remodelled and extended in 1936-37; SE wing of
1937 further extended after 1968. Front elevation formerly tile-hung above
and of brick below, with tile hanging continuing into NW return. Since 1937, timber framed and plastered, incorporating studs added in 1937. Plain tile
roof with half-hipped NW end and gable to C15 cross-wing and to SE. post
1968 wing. Two storey gable ended porch wing in centre, in front of former
lobby entry; oak studded door. On ground floor, two modern oriel bay windows
with hipped tile roof, one also on first floor in C15 wing, in porch wing
and at first floor in NW return. Various lead panel casements of 1936-37.
Two small tiled dormers of 1936-37. The C15 wing may originally have been jettied, and it retains a moulded truss at first floor. The whole building
has been very much restored but is still substantially an old structure.
Large, later C20 additions to rear, facing car park. See pre-ferbishment
photo in Gordon Anckorn, A Sevenoaks Camera, 1979.

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1.
5280 DUNTON GREEN DUNTON GREEN
London Road
(East Side)
Donnington Manor
Restaurant
TQ 55 NW 42/358

II


2.
Restored C15 of earlier framed structure with exposed ½ timbering and plaster
infilling. Originally 2 cottages. Brick infilling in places. Ridge tile roof
with 1 end ½ hipped and 2 gables to right. 2-storey gable-ended projection
in centre with entrance porch on ground floor with restored oak studded door.
Ground floor. Modern oriel bay windows with tiled roof.
First floor. Modern oriel bay window over porch. Various restored lead paned
casements. Small C19 tiled dormers and modern oriel window in attic gable end
to right. The whole building has been very much restored with modern lattice
casements throughout and large modern additions to rear facing car park.


Listing NGR: TQ5069558121

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