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A Grade I Listed Building in Westerham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2443 / 51°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.0832 / 0°4'59"E

OS Eastings: 545504

OS Northings: 151523

OS Grid: TQ455515

Mapcode National: GBR LLV.XJ9

Mapcode Global: VHHPQ.DZCG

Entry Name: Chartwell

Listing Date: 16 January 1975

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448492

Location: Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Westerham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Crockham Hill Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


TQ 45 SE 45/1512


C20 house of red brick with stone basement. Architect Philip Tilden. 2 storeys,
attic and basement. 6 windows in main block, 3 in left canted bay with parapet,
2 at right in slightly projecting gabled section. High pitched tiled roof with
tall chimneys. Brick mullioned and transomed casement windows. Elaborate carved
stone doorcase holds double door of old oak. The house incorporates fragments
of an older building; C16 or C17 brickwork visible in places on external walls.
Chartwell was the home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1922 until his death in
1965, and contains a collection of personal possessions and relics. It was
presented to the National Trust during his life time by a group of his friends.
Listed for historical reasons.

Listing NGR: TQ4550451523

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

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