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Pillar Box House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kemsing, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445220

Location: Kemsing, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

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

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Listing Text

1. KEMSING HEAVERHAM
5280
Pillar Box House
TQ 5758 18/597 10.9.54.
II
2.
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

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

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