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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.


List entry Number: 1252475



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

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chiddingstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jan-1975

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357040

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1. 5280 CHIDDINGSTONE CHIDDINGSTONE - High Street (South Side) No 3, The Post Office and Village Shop (Formerly listed as No 3). TQ 5045 7/198 10.9.54.


2. Cl6 timber framed building of 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows in all, irregular. High pitched, tiled roof with compound ridge stack. In detail - to left - way in to yard with 1st floor oversailing and supported on timber joints. 1 small leaded casement. In centre - Restored shop front with brick base and centre double glazed door with square paned windows on either side with mullions and transoms. Restored architrave moulding above shop front and door. lst floor - Vertical ½ timbering with plaster infilling. 2 small leaded lights. To right - 3 gable ends with centre gable end projecting and supported on timber posts forming covered porch. 2 side gable ends with attic windows, square bay projection carried up 2 storeys with mullioned windows and oversailing gable end with one supporting bracket to left. Octagon bay window to right of door with mullions and transoms and supporting oversailing lst floor. Projecting oriel window with mullions and transoms on 1st floor supporting oversailing gable end with brackets. All 3 gable ends with moulded eave boards and pendants. Restored front door with pointed arch (up 3 stone steps.) Cobbled pavement in front.

Nos 1 to 4 (consec), No 6, The Castle Inn and the Gate to Chiddingstone Castle form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5008745157

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National Grid Reference: TQ 50087 45157


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