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Denne Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Womenswold, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2014 / 51°12'5"N

Longitude: 1.1819 / 1°10'54"E

OS Eastings: 622384

OS Northings: 149500

OS Grid: TR223495

Mapcode National: GBR W0H.RLT

Mapcode Global: VHLH2.F2PB

Entry Name: Denne Hill

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171564

Location: Womenswold, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Womenswold

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5273 WOMENSWOLD DENNE HILL

Denne Hill
TR 24 NW 18/712 29.9.52

II


2.
Built in 1871 by George Devey for Col Dyson in the C17 Dutch style. A small
country house, roughly square in shape with an office wing to the west. The
north front of the house is of 2 storeys and attics red brick. Slate roof
and massive brick chimneystacks. Three curved gables, the centre one recessed
and surmounted by a curved pediment, the outer ones with triangular pediments.
One segmental casement with keystone to each gable on the attic floor. The
first floor has 2 segmental mullioned and transomed casements with roundels
between to each of the outer gables and Venetian style 3 light mullioned and
transomed window flanked by pilasters to the centre. The ground floor has
two 3-light canted bays with balustrading above and central projecting stone
porch having 3 segmental arches flanked by plain Ionic pilasters and balustrading
above having stone ball finials. The south elevation of the house is very
similar but 5 light bays run through ground and first floors of the 2 side
gables and the central portion on the ground floor has round-headed windows
set in arcading. The west side of the house has a wing of irregular shape
of 1, 2 or 4 storeys in matching style. This incorporates 3 different kinds
of gables and a 4-storey square brick tower. Stone balustraded parapet to
the south elevation. Interior contains Adam chimney pieces from Old Denne
Hill.


Listing NGR: TR2238849505

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