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Ruins of the Original Calehill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Chart, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1897 / 51°11'22"N

Longitude: 0.7771 / 0°46'37"E

OS Eastings: 594154

OS Northings: 147047

OS Grid: TQ941470

Mapcode National: GBR RW5.C8K

Mapcode Global: VHKKD.FC5C

Entry Name: Ruins of the Original Calehill House

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181032

Location: Little Chart, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Little Chart

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5272 LITTLE CHART CALEHILL PARK
Ruins of the original
Calehill House
TQ 94 NW 10/130 14.2.67.
II
2.
There have been at least 3 houses known as Calehill here. The estate belonged
to the Darell family from 1410 until the C20. To the south-east of the building
now known as Calehill House are the ruins of the original house, built by
Sir John Darell who died in 1438. These are of stone rubble and include a
C15 window of 2 cinquefoil-headed lights. In the C18 another house was built
by Philip Darell to the south-east (subsequently demolished), and the older
building fell into ruins.


Listing NGR: TQ9416447095

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