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Dower House, East Peckham

Description: Dower House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 178836

OS Grid Reference: TQ6643251704
OS Grid Coordinates: 566432, 151704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2402, 0.3829

Location: Roydon Hall Road, East Peckham, Kent TN12 5NH

Locality: East Peckham
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 5NH

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Listing Text


2/60 Dower House

1.8.52 II*

House. Circa 1690, possibly the almost complete rebuilding of a house built
earlier in the century. Red brick with blue headers, heavily moulded volute
bracketed modillioned cornice with concealed lead gutters to hipped tiled roof
with 2 hipped dormers. Brick plinth and plat band. Slightly projecting cen-
tral bay carried up on 1st floor as pilaster strips either side of central
brick panel. 2 storeys, 7 bays, glazing bar sashes with gauged flat arched
heads. Modern Corinthian porch. 4 bay return fronts, with canted bay to left
of west side ground floor. 1-storey C19 brick wing to rear. Interior. Circa
1700 balustered 3-flight open-well staircase, with bracketed modillion cornice
to stair hall. Hall. C19 fireplace. Drawing Room. Early C18 wood fireplace
and C18 panelling. Sitting Room. C18 fireplace.

Listing NGR: TQ6643251704

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Source: English Heritage

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