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Statutory Address:

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

Sevenoaks (District Authority)
Dunton Green
National Grid Reference:
TQ 50695 58121


In the entry for DUNTON GREEN DUNTON GREEN London Road 42/358 (east side)

Donnington Manor Restaurant

The address shall be DUNTON GREEN DUNTON GREEN amended to read London Road (east side)

Donnington Manor Restaurant Emma Hotel

The description should be amended to read:

House, now hotel restaurant. Restored timber framed house of C15 origin, with adjoining lobby entry wing of late C16 or C17; later converted to cottages; knocked into one, remodelled and extended in 1936-37; SE wing of 1937 further extended after 1968. Front elevation formerly tile-hung above and of brick below, with tile hanging continuing into NW return. Since 1937, timber framed and plastered, incorporating studs added in 1937. Plain tile roof with half-hipped NW end and gable to C15 cross-wing and to SE. post 1968 wing. Two storey gable ended porch wing in centre, in front of former lobby entry; oak studded door. On ground floor, two modern oriel bay windows with hipped tile roof, one also on first floor in C15 wing, in porch wing and at first floor in NW return. Various lead panel casements of 1936-37. Two small tiled dormers of 1936-37. The C15 wing may originally have been jettied, and it retains a moulded truss at first floor. The whole building has been very much restored but is still substantially an old structure. Large, later C20 additions to rear, facing car park. See pre-ferbishment photo in Gordon Anckorn, A Sevenoaks Camera, 1979.

------------------------------------------- 1. 5280 DUNTON GREEN DUNTON GREEN London Road (East Side) Donnington Manor Restaurant TQ 55 NW 42/358


2. Restored C15 of earlier framed structure with exposed ½ timbering and plaster infilling. Originally 2 cottages. Brick infilling in places. Ridge tile roof with 1 end ½ hipped and 2 gables to right. 2-storey gable-ended projection in centre with entrance porch on ground floor with restored oak studded door. Ground floor. Modern oriel bay windows with tiled roof. First floor. Modern oriel bay window over porch. Various restored lead paned casements. Small C19 tiled dormers and modern oriel window in attic gable end to right. The whole building has been very much restored with modern lattice casements throughout and large modern additions to rear facing car park.

Listing NGR: TQ5069558121


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Anckorn, G, A Sevenoaks Camera, (1979)


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

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Date: 25 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03422/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Sandra White. Source Historic England Archive
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