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The Old Guildhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1733 / 51°10'23"N

Longitude: 0.1837 / 0°11'1"E

OS Eastings: 552751

OS Northings: 143824

OS Grid: TQ527438

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.C8P

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.4RGY

Entry Name: The Old Guildhouse

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446493

Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Penshurst

Built-Up Area: Penshurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Penshurst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1.
5280 PENSHURST PENSHURST
Leicester Square

The Old Guildhouse
TQ 5243 23/821

II* GV


2.
(Now 2 cottages). C16 or earlier. Framed half timbered house in good state of
preservation. 2 storeys and gable end windows. Ridge tile roof and centre stack.
Diamond paned windows.
First floor oversailing and supported on carved wooden brackets. Partly boarded and
partly plaster infilling. Modern shingle gable ends. Brick and stone plinth.
Dragon beams at all 4 corners. Inter west extension in keeping.

Wall Cottage, Nos 1 to 3 (consec), the Archway, the Old Guildhouse and the Post Office
and Retaining Wall form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5275143824

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

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