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Latitude: 51.1761 / 51°10'33"N
Longitude: 0.179 / 0°10'44"E
OS Eastings: 552416
OS Northings: 144127
OS Grid: TQ524441
Mapcode National: GBR MP8.B27
Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.2P0S
Plus Code: 9F3255GH+CJ
Entry Name: Moat Cottages
Listing Date: 14 November 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389493
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488175
Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11
Civil Parish: Penshurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Penshurst St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
771/0/10078 DOUBLETON LANE
14-NOV-01 5-6 Moat Cottages
Pair of cottages. Probably mid to late C18 with mainly C19 winows and C20 extension to north. EXTERIOR: Timberframed , clad in tarred weatherboarding on a brick plinth which has some earlier brickwork to the south. Handmade clay tiled roof and central original and north end later brick chimneystacks. Two storeys: irregular fenestration, mainly C19 wooden casements but two early iron framed casements survive. West front has two original plank doors in wooden architraves. No 6 has an addition in matching materials with catslide roof to east, no 5 has a C20 weatherboarded extension with a corrugated roof to north.
INTERIOR: Substantial main frame, the central bay with jowled posts and partitions of thinner scantling with diagonal braces. Some exposed rafters to roof. Spine beam, exposed floor joists and old floor boards. No 5 retains an original staircasewith attached door by the side of the front door. First floor rooms retain at least two C19 cast iron firegrates.
HISTORY: Thought to have been farmworkers cottages, possibly to a former farmhouse to the south called "The Moat".
Listing NGR: TQ5241544126
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