MIDDLE HOUSE MORANTS COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252332

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Sep-1976

Statutory Address: MIDDLE HOUSE, MORANTS COURT ROAD

Statutory Address: MORANTS COURT, 3, MORANTS COURT ROAD

Statutory Address: MORANTS COURT, MORANTS COURT ROAD

Map

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MORANTS COURT
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Location

Statutory Address: MIDDLE HOUSE, MORANTS COURT ROAD

Statutory Address: MORANTS COURT, 3, MORANTS COURT ROAD

Statutory Address: MORANTS COURT, MORANTS COURT ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks (District Authority)

Parish: Chevening

National Grid Reference: TQ 50067 57922

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5280 CHEVENING CHEVENING Morants Court Road

Morants Court TQ 55 NW 42/156

II

2. Large house of different periods, now as separate maisonnettes. Once the home of Sir Edward Meyerstein the philanthropist. Oldest part, probably early C15, is a 1st floor hall, said to have been the place of Court Leets. 3 bays with 2 crown posts. Very heavy rafters of even wideth. Ogee braces to plates and beams. Old plank floor. From outside, appearance, of this part much altered. 2 storeys and attic, 2 windows. Roof now slated, with eaves soffit and modern dormer. Front wall raised to give lower pitch to roof. Tile hung 1sr floor jetty retained above brick ground floor. C18 and modern casements and 1 3- light sash. Modern double door. 2 storey, 3 window kitchen wing circa 1700. High pitched tiled roof. 1st floor band. Later stucco quoins; and dressings to late C18 sash windows with glazing bars. Rest of house is C19 and modern. For historical associations see Hasted's History of Kent.

Morants Court shall be amended to read Morants Court, Middle House and No 3 (Morants Court).

----------------------------------------------------- 1. 5280 CHEVENING CHEVENING Morants Court Road Morants Court TQ 55 NW 42/156

II

2. Large house of different periods, now as separate maisonnettes. Once the home of Sir Edward Meyerstein the philanthropist. Oldest part, probably early C15, is a 1st floor hall, said to have been the place of Court Leets. 3 bays with 2 crown posts. Very heavy rafters of even wideth. Ogee braces to plates and beams. Old plank floor. From outside, appearance of this part much altered. 2 storeys and attic, 2 windows. Roof now slated, with eaves soffit and modern dormer. Front wall raised to give lower pitch to roof. Tile hung 1st floor, jetty retained above brick ground floor. C18 and modern casements and 1 3- light sash. Modern double door. 2 storey, 3 window kitchen wing circa 1700. High pitched tiled roof. 1st floor band. Later stucco quoins; and dressings to late C18 sash windows with glazing bars. Rest of house is C19 and modern. For historical associations see Hasted's History of Kent.

Listing NGR: TQ5006757922

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 356974

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Sources

Books and journals
Hasted, E, History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, (1801)

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