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The Paddocks

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1871 / 51°11'13"N

Longitude: 0.1816 / 0°10'53"E

OS Eastings: 552559

OS Northings: 145355

OS Grid: TQ525453

Mapcode National: GBR MP2.JQM

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.3FCB

Entry Name: The Paddocks

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445299

Location: Leigh, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Leigh

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Leigh

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LEIGH PENSHURST ROAD
TQ 54 NW
50/712 (north side)
The Paddocks
II

The entry shall be amended to read;

TQ 54 Nw LEIGH PENSHURST ROAD
50/712 (north side)
The Paddocks
GV II

House. Circa late C18 or early Cl9, extended in circa 1850. Weather-
boarded timber frame, tile hung north end gable. Plain tile roof with
gabled ends. 2 brick axial stacks.
2-room plan cottage with central axial stack and with circa 1850 1-room
plan extension on north end.
1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 1:3 window west front, the 1 window on
left is the circa mid Cl9 extension. Circa early Cl9 and late C19 2 and
3-light casements with leaded panes, the attic casement in small gable
to right of centre. Doorway to left of centre ith single tall canopied
porch. Similar leaded casements to gabe ends. The east (rear) elevation
has gable at centre similar to that at front with leaded-pane casement,
and small casement under eaves and 12-pane sash o right and 2 large
stone windows (apparently from Penshurst Place (qv)) on left each with 3
4-centred arch lights with narrow sash windows with margin glazing bars.
C20 glazed porch on south gable end.
Interior: South room has fielded dado panelling.
Note: This was the home of the Duke family makers of cricket bats and
balls in the adjacent cricket ball factory (qv). It was extended in
circa 1850 when it became the Penshurst Bailiff's house, at about the
time the factory moved (1841) to a site near Penshurst station.

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LEIGH LEIGH
1.
5280
Penshurst Road
(North Side)
The Paddocks
TQ 54 NW 50/712
II
2.
Weatherboarded house of l-storey and attic, 3 windows, irregular. May have
timber framed core but present appearance largely early Cl9. Tiled roof with
attic window in small gable at right. Brick foundation.
This building was the "Bat and Ball" factory where some of the earliest cricket
bats were made. Graded for historical associations.


Listing NGR: TQ5410846345

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

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