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Moreton Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2689 / 51°16'7"N

Longitude: 0.0732 / 0°4'23"E

OS Eastings: 544725

OS Northings: 154230

OS Grid: TQ447542

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.7BY

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.7C1N

Entry Name: Moreton Almshouses

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448724

Location: Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Westerham

Built-Up Area: Westerham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Westerham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1.
5280 WESTERHAM WESTERHAM
London Road
(East Side)

Moreton Almshouses
TQ 4454 35/1423

II


2.
1874. U-shaped composition around green court. Romantic, neo-Tudor style building,
highly irregular. One and a half storeys. In all 13 windows upstairs and 15
down. Ground floor of snecked frees tone with plinth. Upper walls hung with
various gabled and hipped dormers breaking eaves. Large, projecting, timber
framed central gable with incised plaster filling. Similar work to an oriel
dormer at left and to 2 other dormers. Large, red brick chimney stack, to left
of central gable, has 3 diagonal shafts. Plaque in base with Latin inscription
to Holy Trinity. Several plank doors, with long iron hinges, under 2-centred
arches (some blocked). 1- to 5-light wood casements, with glazing bars, except
at ground floor centre which has 4-light stone mullioned window with 4-centred
heads to lights. On its left, set back door under overhanging 1st floor supported
on stone pier. Date plaque in south end wall.


Listing NGR: TQ4472554229

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

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