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Calehill House, Little Chart

Description: Calehill House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 181033

OS Grid Reference: TQ9416447142
OS Grid Coordinates: 594164, 147142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1905, 0.7772

Location: Little Chart, Kent TN27 0QG

Locality: Little Chart
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 0QG

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Listing Text

Calehill House
TQ 94 NW 10/141 14.2.67.
This building was originally the stables to the earliest Calehill House, though
erected at a later date. About 1930 it was converted into a picture gallery
and ballroom. Since the demolition of the C18 Calehill House, it has been
called Calehill House. Early C17. One storey and attics red brick. Half-hipped
tiled roof with 2 half-hipped gables containing attic windows and one modern
dormer between them. Brick modillion cornice like machicolation. Ornamental
lead guttering with 3 rainwater pipes running down from this. Seven casement
windows of 2 tiers of 2 lights in stone surrounds, with brick dripstones over
and stone mullions and transoms. Stone doorway with depressed head, over which
is a stone panel of strapwork flanked by scrolls with a pediment above. The
north wall has no windows but the brick modillion cornice like machicolation
and the lead guttering are continued along it.

Listing NGR: TQ9416447142

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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