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Denne Hill, Womenswold

Description: Denne Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171564

OS Grid Reference: TR2238449499
OS Grid Coordinates: 622384, 149499
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2014, 1.1819

Location: Womenswold, Kent CT4 6HD

Locality: Womenswold
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 6HD

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Listing Text


Denne Hill
TR 24 NW 18/712 29.9.52


Built in 1871 by George Devey for Col Dyson in the C17 Dutch style. A small
country house, roughly square in shape with an office wing to the west. The
north front of the house is of 2 storeys and attics red brick. Slate roof
and massive brick chimneystacks. Three curved gables, the centre one recessed
and surmounted by a curved pediment, the outer ones with triangular pediments.
One segmental casement with keystone to each gable on the attic floor. The
first floor has 2 segmental mullioned and transomed casements with roundels
between to each of the outer gables and Venetian style 3 light mullioned and
transomed window flanked by pilasters to the centre. The ground floor has
two 3-light canted bays with balustrading above and central projecting stone
porch having 3 segmental arches flanked by plain Ionic pilasters and balustrading
above having stone ball finials. The south elevation of the house is very
similar but 5 light bays run through ground and first floors of the 2 side
gables and the central portion on the ground floor has round-headed windows
set in arcading. The west side of the house has a wing of irregular shape
of 1, 2 or 4 storeys in matching style. This incorporates 3 different kinds
of gables and a 4-storey square brick tower. Stone balustraded parapet to
the south elevation. Interior contains Adam chimney pieces from Old Denne

Listing NGR: TR2238849505

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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