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The Manor House, Sevenoaks

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 172179

OS Grid Reference: TQ5317454303
OS Grid Coordinates: 553174, 154303
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2673, 0.1942

Location: Knole Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1JR

Locality: Sevenoaks
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN13 1JR

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 6
(The Manor House)
TQ 5354/1/4 13.4.51
Late C18. Coursed local stone with flint infilling to mortar joints.
Symmetrical 2.1.2 window facade of 2 storeys, Centre part slightly
recessed. Corner and end pilasters. Plinth ad band. Projecting
moulded flat modillioned cornice and concealed gutter. Hipped slate
mansard roof, end stacks, 5 flat-roofed leaded dormers containing sash
windows. Centre large dormer. Ground floor sash windows wwith bars
removed. First floor sash windows with bars intact and with C19
ornamental sunblind cases. Centre projecting flat-roofed glazed porch
with rounded corner pilasters, entablature and flat modillioned cornice.
Wide glazed double doors with rectangular fanlight over. Inner glazed
double doors with late C18 fanlight over with tracery. 1 storey wing to
left of main elevation with hipped slate roof, eaves and gutter and 2 sash
windows. Rear elevation similar but with large Edwardian bay additions.
Interior hall with elliptical well staircase lighted by domed skylight.

Historical Associations.

The Manor House was originally built as a Dower House to Knole Park.

Nos 6 to 24 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5317454303

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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