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Wickham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wickhambreaux, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2849 / 51°17'5"N

Longitude: 1.1835 / 1°11'0"E

OS Eastings: 622088

OS Northings: 158793

OS Grid: TR220587

Mapcode National: GBR VZK.624

Mapcode Global: VHLGH.GYHV

Entry Name: Wickham House

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Last Amended: 14 March 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171546

Location: Wickhambreaux, Canterbury, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Wickhambreaux

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5273 WICKHAMBREAUX THE GREEN

Wickham House
(formerly listed as
The Old Rectory)
TR 2258 36/673 30.1.67

II* GV


2.
Built in 1713 by the Rev Alexander Young who was Rector of Wickhambreaux from
1712-1755. Two storeys attics and basement. Brown brick with red brick dressings.
Steeply-pitched hipped tiled roof with brick chimneystacks north and south.
Two small dormers with wooden pediments and in the centre a brick portion of
one window built out, probably at a later date, flanked by pilasters and with
a pediment over. Five sashes with segmental heads and glazing bars intact.
Aprons beneath windows. Early C19 doorcase at the bead of 8 steps with iron
handrail, the doorcase set in a moulded architrave surround with projecting
cornice on brackets, rectangular fanlight and door of 4 moulded panels. The
interior contains an C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters to each tread a
drawing room with fine panelling and an C18 fireplace (not originally from
this house) and other contemporary panelling and marble fireplaces.


Listing NGR: TR2208758794

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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