THE POST OFFICE AND VILLAGE SHOP

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1252475
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
16-Jan-1975
Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE AND VILLAGE SHOP, 3, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE AND VILLAGE SHOP, 3, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Sevenoaks (District Authority)
Parish:
Chiddingstone
National Grid Reference:
TQ 50087 45157

Details

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.

II* GV

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
357040
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03110/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Evans. Source Historic England Archive
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