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Wilmington House, Wilmington

Description: Wilmington House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 172750

OS Grid Reference: TQ5392972484
OS Grid Coordinates: 553929, 172484
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4305, 0.2129

Location: Church Walk, Wilmington, Kent DA2 7DY

Locality: Wilmington
Local Authority: Dartford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA2 7DY

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

Wilmington House
TQ 57 SW 3/113 1.6.67


An early C18 house probably built by John Tasker restored and extended in C20.
Two storeys and attics brown brick with red brick window dressings, quoins,
stringcourse and cornice. Mansarded slate roof. Brown brick parapet and stone
coping. Seven windows and 3 dormers. The end window bays project. Glazing bars.
All windows have segmental heads except for the central first floor window, which
is flanked by rusticated red pilasters with a red brick pulvinated frieze over
it. Central wooden porch flanked by coupled pilasters with pediment over. The
modern additions in yellow brick are not of special architectural interest. The
interior of the C18 part has a mid C18 staircase with 2 turned blusters to each
tread and scrolled tread ends and an Adamesque oval panel in the hall of a reclining
lady in antique dress with scrolls and an owl, probably representing Minerva,
flanked by swags. Also some contemporary panelling to the hall.

Listing NGR: TQ5392972484

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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