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The Keep

A Grade II Listed Building in Kemsing, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3064 / 51°18'23"N

Longitude: 0.2296 / 0°13'46"E

OS Eastings: 555506

OS Northings: 158729

OS Grid: TQ555587

Mapcode National: GBR VS.GK4

Mapcode Global: VHHPL.XFQB

Entry Name: The Keep

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444855

Location: Kemsing, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Kemsing

Built-Up Area: Otford

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Kemsing St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1. KEMSING KEMSING
5280
High Street
(North Side)
The Keep
TQ 5558 16/569
II GV
2.
Probably small, 3-bay late mediaeval hall house, with later casing. High pitched
hipped tiled roof with ridge gablets. 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows, irregular.
2 dormer windows resting on wall plate. Compound stack near right end of ridge.
Tile hung 1st floor, brick ground floor. Modern leaded casements. Modern canted
bay at left and enclosed brick porch at right. Inside much exposed timber and
inglenook.
Rose Cottage and The Well Cottage, Castle Bank and Fairway form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5557358687

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

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