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Latitude: 51.3066 / 51°18'23"N
Longitude: 0.2522 / 0°15'7"E
OS Eastings: 557084
OS Northings: 158794
OS Grid: TQ570587
Mapcode National: GBR WM.G89
Mapcode Global: VHHPM.BF56
Entry Name: Pillar Box House
Listing Date: 10 September 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1258568
English Heritage Legacy ID: 445220
Location: Kemsing, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15
Civil Parish: Kemsing
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Kemsing St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
1. KEMSING HEAVERHAM
Pillar Box House
TQ 5758 18/597 10.9.54.
C15 or early C16 hall house. Exposed framing on south front shows left, centre
and one right bay of house, but a further right bay seems to have been removed.
Old tiled roof has overhanging eaves with plastered coved soffit. Arch brace
at right leads to bressummer. Some plaster and some painted brick filling.
Left bay tile hung on overhanging lst floor. 2 storeys, 3 windows, mostly Cl9
casements. West front shows extension probably of later Cl6. Visible framing
with brick filling on 1st floor. Rubble masonry with brick dressings below.
Curious brickwork at left has 4 arched niches on stone foundation, possibly
remnants of ovens. Cl8 and Cl9 additions and modern restorations.
Listing NGR: TQ5708458794
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