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Description: Bentley Heath Lodge
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164293
OS Grid Reference: TQ2492899502
OS Grid Coordinates: 524928, 199502
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6804, -0.1944
TQ 2499 POTTERS BAR WROTHAM PARK
12/239 Bentley Heath Lodge
Lodge to Wrotham Park (q.v.). 1865 on datestone. For G. Byng, 2nd Earl
of Strafford, by S.S. Teulon. Rockfaced, snecked Portland stone with
ashlar dressings. Red brick stack. Green slate roof. 1 storey. Cruciform
on plan, but asymmetrically composed. Gabled entrance in angle of main
and cross blocks: a pointed arch in a chamfered surround, angle
buttresses and a coped gable parapet. Lancets with transoms to front.
All windows are leaded casements. Gabled cross block has relieving arch
over double lancet. In gable datestone with AD under a coronet, kneelers
and a ball finial pierced with quatrefoils - other windows and gables
are similarly detailed. Canted bay on left return has ovolo moulded
jambs. Intertwined S's in left gable. In rear angle of wing and main
block a stack set diagonally with 2 diagonal shafts with oversailing
courses and tumbled in brickwork. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ2492899502
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Source: English Heritage
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