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Chartwell

A Grade I Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2443 / 51°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.0832 / 0°4'59"E

OS Eastings: 545504

OS Northings: 151523

OS Grid: TQ455515

Mapcode National: GBR LLV.XJ9

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.DZCG

Plus Code: 9F3263VM+P7

Entry Name: Chartwell

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448492

Location: Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Westerham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Crockham Hill Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description

TQ 45 SE
45/1512

WESTERHAM
MARINERS HILL
Chartwell

I
C20 house of red brick with stone basement. Architect Philip Tilden. Two storeys, attic and basement. Six windows in main block, three in left canted bay with parapet, two at right in slightly projecting gabled section. High pitched tiled roof with tall chimneys. Brick mullioned and transomed casement windows. Elaborate carved stone doorcase holds double door of old oak. The house incorporates fragments of an older building; C16 or C17 brickwork visible in places on external walls.

Chartwell was the home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1922 until his death in 1965, and contains a collection of personal possessions and relics. It was presented to the National Trust during his life time by a group of his friends. Listed for historical reasons.

Listing NGR: TQ4550451523

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