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Description: Heronden Hall
Date Listed: 8 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 179820
OS Grid Reference: TQ8779232777
OS Grid Coordinates: 587792, 132777
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0636, 0.6787
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1715 SMALLHYTHE ROAD
TQ 83 SE 3/120A
Dated 1846 and built in Jacobean style. The architect was Donthorne.
2 storeys and attics built of rubble. 2 protruding end gables. Fishscale
tiled roof it 2 sets of clustered twisted chimneys. Double oriels through
2 storeys with mullioned and transomed diamond paned windows. Porch with
a parapet having blank shields and octagonal pilasters. Plinth. On the
battlements there is a shield with the motto "Louis Deo" and various heraldic
beasts. The central portion of the house has 2 arched windows with carved
figures in the spandrels. The water spouts have moulded iron dogs' or
cow's heads. The rainwater heads have devil's masks dated 1840 with the
initials WW intertwined on a shield. Octagonal bell turret on roof. Attached
to the left is a stable-wing also of rubble blocks of 2 storeys. Slate
roof. 2 blocked mullioned and transomed windows. Gable with carriage
Listing NGR: TQ8781832760
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Source: English Heritage
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