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Wrotham Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wrotham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.308 / 51°18'28"N

Longitude: 0.3108 / 0°18'39"E

OS Eastings: 561166

OS Northings: 159083

OS Grid: TQ611590

Mapcode National: GBR Y9.K16

Mapcode Global: VHHPN.BDP3

Entry Name: Wrotham Place

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427405

Location: Wrotham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Wrotham

Built-Up Area: Wrotham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Wrotham St George

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ6059-6159 WROTHAM C.P. HIGH STREET
7/28 (south side)
1.8.52
Wrotham Place
GV
II*


House. Circa 1590 with alterations of C19. South front. Red brick on red brick
plinth. Rendered dressings on ground-floor, quoins and 1st floor dressings of
ashlar. Band of diagonally inserted bricks. Parapet, added during C19, to plain
tiled roof. 4 stacks (1 triple and 1 single) it right-hand end, 2 off-ridge
in centre, 1 stan-shaped moulded brick stack off-ridge at left-hand end.
1 double-stack with projecting breast on front, attached to left of central gabled
frontispiece. 2 dormers, 1 at each end of roof. 2 storeys and attics; 3 storeys to
frontispiece. 2 large windows at mid-storey level to right of frontispiece. Large
6-light mullioned window to right, 8 light transom and mullioned window to left,
with pointed-arched doorway with boarded and ribbed door below to left. Tall
3-centred arch on ground-floor of frontispiece with tall wooden-mullioned window
behind and curious recess partly blocked by right-hand support of arch. Another
recess in base of chimney-breast to left. 10-light transom and mullion window on
first-floor of frontispiece, 3-light mullion window on 2nd floor, both over arch.
C19 block to left. Red and blue brick with ashlar quoins and dressings. Plain
tiled roof with bracketted gutters and doubled west-end stack. L-shaped. Parapet
copings to gables, kneelers only on gable to east. South gable part stepped, part
pitched. Ashlar bands over brick plinth, over ground-floor and at cornice-level.
2 storeys; 1 window range to each face. Heavily moulded drip-stones over very large
transom and mullion windows on ground-floor to right. 1 blocked window in attic of
south gable. North front. Red brick on red brick plinth. Rendered dressings on
ground-floor, quoins and first-floor dressings of ashlar. Diapon patterning of grey
bricks between ground and 1st floors. Parapet to plain tiled roof with 2 dormers,
left and right of centre. 3 storeys; 5 window front, transom and mullion windows
with metal casements. Projecting 3-storey gabled square bays in 1st, 3rd and 5th
bays, that to right projecting further with entrance below. Panelled top glazed
doors in arched and moulded surrounds. Stone coat-of-arms above, C20. Small
courtyard to right of block formed by Cl9 extensions. 1-storey red brick extension
with plain tiled roof, in line with main, older, stable building to north. The pair
joined by brick arch. Interior. Hall: ribbed ceiling. Cornice with mottoes, early
C20. East drawing room: large stone fireplace with 4-centred arch and rose and
strap-work decoration. 2 first-floor panelled rooms, one with pilaster decoration,
probably Edwardian.


Listing NGR: TQ6116059081

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