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Court Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2725 / 51°16'21"N

Longitude: 0.0721 / 0°4'19"E

OS Eastings: 544640

OS Northings: 154637

OS Grid: TQ446546

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.132

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.68HT

Entry Name: Court Lodge

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448723

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
(West Side)

Court Lodge
TQ 4454 35/1422 10.9.54.

II*


2.
C15 or earlier hall house with C17, C18 and modern alterations and additions.
Front in 3 sections: late C19 or early C20 gabled wing at left; original centre
section of 1 storey and attic, 3 irregular windows; modern 2-storey, 2-window
right part. High pitched tiled roofs with modern square dormers. Red brick
walls with replaced or modern leaded casements. Picturesque shallow U-shaped
rear elevation. Main roof sweeping to ground floor eaves, gabled wings and 2
gabled sections in middle. Much visible timber framing with brick filling,
mostly modern. Loggia with wood posts supporting overhanging reproduction gable
in centre.
Inside hall exposed to roof (C16 floor removed and gallery inserted during alterations
by Baillie Scott). Very heavy bowed tie beam with solid arch braces and crown
post. On lower level square framing with very heavy diagonal braces; closer
studding above. Large chimney stack with inglenook fireplace inserted late C16
or early C17. Parlour with C16 wainscoting and stone Tudor fireplace. Solar
above has arched tie beam with crown post. C16 staircase with old, fluted wainscoting.
Courts Leet for manor of Westerham were held here.


Listing NGR: TQ4464054637

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