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THE ROCK HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE ROCK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1252412

Location

THE ROCK HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chevening

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 356996

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5280 CHEVENING CHIPSTEAD High Street (South Side) The Rock House TQ 5056 SW 3/147 10.9.54.

II GV

2. Irregular house, largely of C16. Front shows 2-storey, 4-window left part, oversailing at left. Projecting, gabled, one-window right part oversails on 3 sides with dragon beams now boxed in. Old brackets visible at left. Roof of high pitch, tiles renewed in C19 and bargeboard added to gable. Moulded plastered eaves. Front all stuccoed with incised lines. Casement windows under hoodmoulds, (except below jetties) that on ground floor centre with Tudor heads to lights. Tudor arched doorway with hoodmould to traceried door. The whole front a mid C19 restoration. Under right part a retaining wall of coursed galletted rubble with red brick quoins. Modern left extensions. Inside much exposed timber and a restored inglenook. On ground floor front some late C18 and Regency painted panelling. Some flights of a staircase of circa 1700. C17 arcaded brick cellar built on to rock hewn chapel of transitional appearance, circa 1200.

The Rock House, Stables, cobbled yard and Walls form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5022956150

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National Grid Reference: TQ 50229 56150

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