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The Retreat Almshouses, Sevenoaks

Description: The Retreat Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 172171

OS Grid Reference: TQ5302755077
OS Grid Coordinates: 553021, 154992
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2735, 0.1924

Location: The Retreat, The Drive, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3AA

Locality: Sevenoaks
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN13 3AA

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Listing Text

Nos 1 and 2
(The Retreat
TQ 5355/2/170
With Nos 3 to 8 (consec). Range of late C19 almshouses, built in
traditional colligrate style. One storey with attic. Stone with
some brick dressings. Slate-roof. Porches with tudor arched
doorways, mullioned windows. Composition is crowned by prominent
twisted chimney stacks in red brick.

Listing NGR: TQ5302755077

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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