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Chantry House Including Entrance Gateway and Screen Wall to Courtyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.267 / 51°16'1"N

Longitude: 0.1936 / 0°11'36"E

OS Eastings: 553130

OS Northings: 154268

OS Grid: TQ531542

Mapcode National: GBR MN4.FRP

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.9FP2

Entry Name: Chantry House Including Entrance Gateway and Screen Wall to Courtyard

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172207

Location: Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Sevenoaks

Built-Up Area: 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

HIGH STREET
1.
1614
(West Side)
Chantry House
(Including entrance
gateway and screen
wall to courtyard)
TQ 5354/1/31 13.4.51
II*
2.
Circa 1700. Symmetrical 1.5.1. window facade. 2 storeys. Supporting
wings on either side projecting and connected in front by low screen wall
enclosing paved courtyard with centre wrought iron gates. Red brick
elevation with flat lintel arches over windows of rubbed red headers.
Continuous stucco bands above ground floor and second floor windows .
Projecting painted wooden moulded cornice with modillions. Random stone
plinth. Stucco bands and modillioned cornice continued around front and
sides of projecting wings. Painted wooden mullioned and transomed
windows with square-paned leaded casements. Small rectangular recessed
brick panels above stucco band on first floor. Modillioned cornice
slightly projecting over first floor window. Ground floor with centre
panelled door with fanlight over in slightly projecting stucco surround
with moulded cornice. Fanlight with tracery in raised flat segmental arch.
Door and fanlight contained in recessed round-headed arched panel. Centre
first floor window with slightly projecting painted brick surround surmounted
by moulded stucco broken pediment. No recessed brick panel above centre
first floor window. First floor windows with sunblind cases. Centre
5-window facade with hipped tiled roof with 3 flat-roofed tiled dormers
containing casements. Supporting wings with corresponding one-window facades
of 2 storeys with hipped tiled roofs. Recessed brick panels on ground floor
and window above. Side-elevations of supporting wings facing inwards towards
courtyard with window on ground floor and recessed brick panel on first floor.
Small flush oval brick panels of rubbed red headers set in larger recessed.
brick panels on first floor of supporting wings facing= inwards. C18 lead
rain water pipe in corners of courtyard to right and left. Low brick screen
wall in front of courtyard with stone coping. Centre brick gatepiers with 2
stone bands and projecting moulded stone copings surmounted by ornamental stone
balls. Ornamental carved stone brackets to right and left of gate piers.
Modern ornamental wrought iron gates.


Listing NGR: TQ5312154257

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