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Frensham Manor, Rolvenden

Description: Frensham Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 180382

OS Grid Reference: TQ8557130265
OS Grid Coordinates: 585571, 130265
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0418, 0.6457

Location: 47 Maytham Road, Rolvenden, Kent TN17 4NL

Locality: Rolvenden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 4NL

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Listing Text

5272 Frensham Manor
(formerly listed as
TQ 8530 20/337 4.6.52.

The house was occupied by the Kadwell family from the early C17 until 1748.
Hasted's 'History of Kent' notes that the building was erected by Thomas Kadwell
between and 1680. Two storeys and attics red brick. Hipped tiled roof with
2 modern hipped dormers. C19 casement windows. Nearby in the centre is a
2 storeyed projection containing the porch on the ground floor with a room
over surmounted by a crow-stepped gable. Chimney breast on the north wall.
Modern additions behind. Lord Geddes, Minister of Reconstruction in 1919 and
British Ambassador in Washington 1920-4 lived here for some years during his
retirement. Interior contains Inglenook fireplace and ceiling with chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ8557130265

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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