Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1071960

Date first listed: 03-May-1984

Statutory Address: RASPIT HILL, COACH ROAD


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Statutory Address: RASPIT HILL, COACH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)

Parish: Ightham

National Grid Reference: TQ 58184 54791


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TQ 55 SE IGHTHAM COACH ROAD 3/1 (west side)

Raspit Hill


House. 1924-25 by M H Bailie- Scott and Beresford for Mrs Fraser. Brown brick with small amount of timber-framing and some tile-hanging. Plain tiled roofs. Entrance front. Main block orientated east-west to rear with two 2-storey half-hipped return wings to left, 2-storey gabled porch with strap-hinged boarded door to left of centre, hipped staircase wing to right and half-hipped return wing at extreme right. Two storeys; irregular fenestration of wood-framed metal casements. Projecting one-storey catslide-roofed wing to left ending in taller hipped-roof arch with wooden bell-cote leading into garden. Garage to right connected by 2-bay loggia-passage with Tudor arch leading into garden and wooden bressumer supporting double-pitch roof. Garage of red brick with tile-hung return gable to left. Plain tiled roof, hipped and with one dormer to right. One storey and attic; 2 casements on ground floor, one in attic. Large garage doors on ground floor, between casements. South front. Hipped plain tiled roof with 2 lower hipped return wings and lower wing to right, recessed, with further hipped return wing over columned sun-loggia. Recessed 3-window centre with central ariel over stone door surround and glazed door. One storey splayed bay on left-hand return wing and 2-storey splayed bay on right-hand wing. Interior: Passage, staircase and upstairs corridor panelled in light-coloured oak. Interior timber-framing visible in space entered through 2 arches from upstaires corridor above porch. Three-flight wooden square-newel staircase with turned balusters. Four-centred arched stone fireplace in library. Fireplaces with inset Delft tiles in small drawing room and spare room upstairs. Dining room pilastered with ribbed ceiling and Neo-Georgian fireplace. All casements individually made with original metal-work. Panelled inner-front door with decorative wrought-iron latch. Wooden sneck door-latches throughout. See The Builder, 24 September 1926 and 14 January 1929; Studio Yearbook of Decorative Arts, 1927: Houses and Gardens 1933; Country Life, 29 September 1934.

Listing NGR: TQ5818454791


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Legacy System number: 357239

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Books and journals
Studio Yearbook of Decorative Arts, (1927)
Baillie Scott, M H, Beresford, A E, Houses and Gardens, (1933)
'The Builder' in 24 September, (1926)
'The Builder' in 14 January, (1929)
'Country Life' in 29 September, (1934)

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