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Absalom's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Seal, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2498 / 51°14'59"N

Longitude: 0.238 / 0°14'16"E

OS Eastings: 556286

OS Northings: 152451

OS Grid: TQ562524

Mapcode National: GBR MND.F12

Mapcode Global: VHHPT.2VP8

Entry Name: Absalom's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447425

Location: Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Seal

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Underriver St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1.
5280 SEAL UNDERRIVER

Absalom's Farmhouse
TQ 55 SE 47/1074 10.9.54.

II GV


2.
Main part a substantial house of early C17 appearance but parts may well be
older. Restored in C18 (date plaque 1778) when ground floor was sheathed in
galletted coursed stone. 3 storeys, 4 windows, irregular. Tiled roof hipped
at right. 1st floor C19 tile hanging. Leaded casement windows. Much wide-chamfered
heavy timber inside. One original and several restored stone, Tudor-arched
fireplaces. 2 panelled rooms one with much old linenfold, possibly imported.

Absalom's Farmhouse, the Granary and former cowshed, the formal garden walls,
the stable range and cobbled yard and the oast range form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5624552439

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

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