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A Grade II Listed Building in Shipbourne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2381 / 51°14'17"N

Longitude: 0.253 / 0°15'10"E

OS Eastings: 557373

OS Northings: 151180

OS Grid: TQ573511

Mapcode National: GBR MNL.BRP

Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.B4LP

Entry Name: Fairhill

Listing Date: 3 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357406

Location: Shipbourne, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Shipbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Shipbourne St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text



Country house. Circa 1840 with late C19 alterations. Stucco with eaves cornice to
slate roofs, hipped at ends of block. Ridge stacks, one retaining moulded capping
Two storeys; 2-1-3-1-2 bays, salient features being 2 pedimented and projecting breaks
with pilaster-strips, flanking central 3 bays. These contain tripartite windows with
bracketed pediments over, on ground floor. Mostly casement windows. Outer wings have
string-courses with French casements on the ground floor and balustraded and bracketed
balconies over. Late C19, 3-bay central break on ground floor containing lobby with
marble steps and reveals. Introduce low relief over doorway. Panelled door. Rear
with moulded string over ground floor. 4-3-4 bays, the central 3 breaking forward
with paired pediments. Interior. Doric fluted columns in entrance hall. Three
Louis Quinze revival fireplaces of the later C19. One circa 1740 fireplace with
flanking Atlant Herms brought in, now in dining room. Early Victorian floral cornices

Listing NGR: TQ5737351180

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