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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: 1258564



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

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kemsing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445212

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KEMSING HEAVERHAM 1. 5280 St Clere TQ 55 NE 43/588 lO.9.54. I GV 2. Large house of 2nd quarter of C17. Entrance front of 3 storeys, attic and basement. 5 windows, plus windows in octagonal angle towers. High pitched hipped slated roof has row of coupled tall chimneys, now rendered, all along ridge. 3 pedimented dormers. Modillioned cornice and parapet of 1767 (date on rainwater head). Raised brick quoins and shouldered architraves (now rendered) to sash windows with glazing bars in exposed frames. Projecting Cl9 central porch with rusticated brick columns and stone entablature with ball finials. Inside hall panelling of C18 and good C18 staircase. Also chimneypiece by Sir John Soane, brought from Bank of England. Simpler South front, without towers or porch, has balustraded stone terrace up 7 steps. Later additions to East of house. Related in style to original Chevening House. St Clere, the forecourt wall and gates, the outbuild to North-east and the outbuilding to North-West form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5769259121

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National Grid Reference: TQ 57692 59121


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