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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1272852
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447425
Location: Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15
Civil Parish: Seal
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Underriver St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
5280 SEAL UNDERRIVER
TQ 55 SE 47/1074 10.9.54.
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
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