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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sevenoaks, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2673 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: 0.1942 / 0°11'39"E

OS Eastings: 553174

OS Northings: 154303

OS Grid: TQ531543

Mapcode National: GBR MN4.FY1

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.BD1T

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172179

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
(East Side)
No 6
(The Manor House)
TQ 5354/1/4 13.4.51
II GV
2.
Late C18. Coursed local stone with flint infilling to mortar joints.
Symmetrical 2.1.2 window facade of 2 storeys, Centre part slightly
recessed. Corner and end pilasters. Plinth ad band. Projecting
moulded flat modillioned cornice and concealed gutter. Hipped slate
mansard roof, end stacks, 5 flat-roofed leaded dormers containing sash
windows. Centre large dormer. Ground floor sash windows wwith bars
removed. First floor sash windows with bars intact and with C19
ornamental sunblind cases. Centre projecting flat-roofed glazed porch
with rounded corner pilasters, entablature and flat modillioned cornice.
Wide glazed double doors with rectangular fanlight over. Inner glazed
double doors with late C18 fanlight over with tracery. 1 storey wing to
left of main elevation with hipped slate roof, eaves and gutter and 2 sash
windows. Rear elevation similar but with large Edwardian bay additions.
Interior hall with elliptical well staircase lighted by domed skylight.

Historical Associations.

The Manor House was originally built as a Dower House to Knole Park.

Nos 6 to 24 (even) form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5317454303

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

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