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Lynch House, Sevenoaks

Description: Lynch House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 172273

OS Grid Reference: TQ5250954824
OS Grid Coordinates: 552509, 154824
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2722, 0.1849

Location: Clarendon Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1EU

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

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Listing Text

5280 0/1147
No 21 (Lynch House)
shall be amended to read:-
SP1147 No 21 (Lynch House)
- 3.10.86 II


II 0/1147 No 21 (Lynch House)
House. 1899 by Niven and Wigglesworth, in a free late C17 and C18 style. Red
brick in Flemish bond, with rubbed brick dressings. First floor and gable of
left gable end tile-hung. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and garret. Rear
wing 2 storeys and basement. Moulded rubbed brick string course at impost level
of ground-floor windows. Asymmetrically shaped end gables with moulded brick
coping, and a further shaped gable to left of centre of front elevation. Brick
gable end stacks with moulded cornices. Irregular fenestration of 4 sashes; one
to left and two to right of gable, each comprising three 6-pane sashes separated
by mullions, and one taller 12-pane sash in open box and with blind semi-circular
panel above it under the gable. All first-floor windows have moulded brick
architraves, chamfered brick cills and shaped rubbed brick aprons. Sash under
gable also has a long tapered and corniced keystone above the blind panel, and is
flanked by grey brick diaper work. Deep Diocletion-style windows to ground floor,
with similar keystones and chamfered brick cills. Half-glazed and panelled
double doors under front gable, with moulded rubbed brick architrave and leaded
canopy on scrolled brackets. Broad rear return wing to left with a pair of
shaped brick gables to rear, two 3-light first-floor windows and 2 Diocletian
ground-floor windows with keystones and iron balconettes. Canted bay window. to
ground floor of left side, with panelled base, blind boxes, dentilled wooden
cornice and ogee leaded roof.
Interior: bevelled glass to hall screens. Moulded (18-style cornices to two
ground-floor rooms (one with modillions),landing and four first-floor rooms.
Five C18 style fireplaces. Panelled doors. Staircase with corkscrew balusters,
moulded handrail and scrolled top newel with ball finials.

Listing NGR: TQ5250954824

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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