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Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Peckham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2402 / 51°14'24"N

Longitude: 0.3829 / 0°22'58"E

OS Eastings: 566432

OS Northings: 151704

OS Grid: TQ664517

Mapcode National: GBR NQ3.1MN

Mapcode Global: VHJMJ.L382

Entry Name: Dower House

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178836

Location: East Peckham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: East Peckham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: East Peckham

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


2/60 Dower House

1.8.52 II*

House. Circa 1690, possibly the almost complete rebuilding of a house built
earlier in the century. Red brick with blue headers, heavily moulded volute
bracketed modillioned cornice with concealed lead gutters to hipped tiled roof
with 2 hipped dormers. Brick plinth and plat band. Slightly projecting cen-
tral bay carried up on 1st floor as pilaster strips either side of central
brick panel. 2 storeys, 7 bays, glazing bar sashes with gauged flat arched
heads. Modern Corinthian porch. 4 bay return fronts, with canted bay to left
of west side ground floor. 1-storey C19 brick wing to rear. Interior. Circa
1700 balustered 3-flight open-well staircase, with bracketed modillion cornice
to stair hall. Hall. C19 fireplace. Drawing Room. Early C18 wood fireplace
and C18 panelling. Sitting Room. C18 fireplace.

Listing NGR: TQ6643251704

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

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