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Wickham House, Wickhambreaux

Description: Wickham House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171546

OS Grid Reference: TR2208858792
OS Grid Coordinates: 622088, 158792
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2849, 1.1835

Location: Wickham Ct Lane, Wickhambreaux, Kent CT3 1RQ

Locality: Wickhambreaux
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 1RQ

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Listing Text


Wickham House
(formerly listed as
The Old Rectory)
TR 2258 36/673 30.1.67


Built in 1713 by the Rev Alexander Young who was Rector of Wickhambreaux from
1712-1755. Two storeys attics and basement. Brown brick with red brick dressings.
Steeply-pitched hipped tiled roof with brick chimneystacks north and south.
Two small dormers with wooden pediments and in the centre a brick portion of
one window built out, probably at a later date, flanked by pilasters and with
a pediment over. Five sashes with segmental heads and glazing bars intact.
Aprons beneath windows. Early C19 doorcase at the bead of 8 steps with iron
handrail, the doorcase set in a moulded architrave surround with projecting
cornice on brackets, rectangular fanlight and door of 4 moulded panels. The
interior contains an C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters to each tread a
drawing room with fine panelling and an C18 fireplace (not originally from
this house) and other contemporary panelling and marble fireplaces.

Listing NGR: TR2208758794

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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