Black Charles

Date:
17 Apr 2006
Location:
Black Charles, Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RY
Reference:
IOE01/15438/02
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1.

5280 SEAL UNDERRIVER

Black Charles TQ 5552 26/1090 10.9.54.

II* GV

2.

Restored late mediaeval hall house, witn later C16 chimney and ceiling. 2 storeys and attic, irregular windows. High pitched tiled roof. Moulded wood eaves cornice. One gabled dormer. Tile hung 1st floor. Brick ground floor with stone plinth. Leased casement windows. Projecting 2-storey porch. Left extension formerly an outbuilding. Right extension, probably of C17, with random stone ground floor, tile hanging above. Sun assurance sign on eaves cornice.

Inside mugh panelling: imported linenfold in left extension, plain Elizabethan in central room, Queen Anne period elsewhere. Much exposed timber including remains of screens passage; and carved crown post. Many assembly marks on timbers.

Restored inglenook. Former jettied right end, with C16 window, vmsible inside C17 extension. Carved figure, possibly representing a thresher, on bay post in entrance hall.

Black Charles, Outbuilding and Wall form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5552052406

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0784 IOE Records taken by Ron Garvey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Ron Garvey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Garvey, Ron

Rights Holder: Garvey, Ron

Keywords

Brick, Stone, Tile, Timber, Medieval Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, Oubliette, Unassigned, Building