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Clock House (Flats Nos 1 and 2), Darenth

Description: Clock House (Flats Nos 1 and 2)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 172643

OS Grid Reference: TQ5856470684
OS Grid Coordinates: 558564, 170684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4130, 0.2787

Location: Green Street Green Road, Darenth, Kent DA2 8DP

Locality: Darenth
Local Authority: Dartford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA2 8DP

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Listing Text

(south-west side)
Green Street Green

Clock House
(Flats Nos 1 and 2)
TQ 57 SE 4/9 1.8.52


L-shaped building. The main or south-east wing has an C18 exterior to a C17 or
earlier timber-framed building. Two storeys and attics, red brick. Tiled roof.
Parapet and brick band above first floor windows. C17 or earlier chimneystacks.
Three dormers. Six windows on the ground floor, 3 windows on the first floor.
Glazing bars missing. Doorcase with pediment over on scrolled brackets. The
north-east wing is a C19 addition of 2 storeys and 3 windows. To the rear of
the north wing are the initials and dates IA1765, GS1765 and TP1765. The interior
has good early C18 panelling with dado rail to hall and a room on the left has
C17 mainscotting. Hasted's "History and Topographical Survey of Kent" (1778-1799)
reveals that this house was at one time the home of Sir Edmund Davenport, Sheriff
of Kent in 1694.

Listing NGR: TQ5858670676

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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