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Latitude: 51.0418 / 51°2'30"N
Longitude: 0.6457 / 0°38'44"E
OS Eastings: 585571
OS Northings: 130265
OS Grid: TQ855302
Mapcode National: GBR QWF.N2C
Mapcode Global: FRA D67C.HD9
Entry Name: Frensham Manor
Listing Date: 4 June 1952
Last Amended: 9 August 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070895
English Heritage Legacy ID: 180382
Location: Rolvenden, Ashford, Kent, TN17
Civil Parish: Rolvenden
Built-Up Area: Rolvenden Layne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
ROLVENDEN MOUNTS LANE
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
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