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The Bird House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2641 / 51°15'50"N

Longitude: 0.2112 / 0°12'40"E

OS Eastings: 554368

OS Northings: 153978

OS Grid: TQ543539

Mapcode National: GBR MN5.L75

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.MH0B

Entry Name: The Bird House

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172232

Location: Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Sevenoaks

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Sevenoaks St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

KNOLE PARK
1.
1614
The Bird House
TQ 55 SW/4/86 13.4.51
II
2.
Ornamental "Gothic" summerhouse now converted into gamekeeper's cottage.
Octagonal in shape with conical slate roof and 2 supporting towers at side
with projecting gabled porch to North with statue in apex of gable. Small
Gothic casement windows and dormers. Rough plastered elevations with flat
dentilled eaves and gutter. This building is set in a grotto with C18
"ruins" nearby. The summerhouse is probably early C19, but incorporates
an older structure.


Listing NGR: TQ5436853978

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