RAMHURST MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1258987
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1954
Statutory Address:
RAMHURST MANOR HOUSE, POWDER MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RAMHURST MANOR HOUSE, POWDER MILL LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Sevenoaks (District Authority)
Parish:
Leigh
National Grid Reference:
TQ 56387 46705

Details

1. 5280 LEIGH LEIGH Powder Mill Lane (North Side) TQ 54 NE 51/721 Ramhurst Manor House 10.9.54. II* GV 2. C16 or earlier timber framed house completely recased externally, and with considerable inside alterations, in 1716 (date on water butt). House now L-shaped, north wing having been burned down, and entrance shifted to East front of 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows, blank left bay. Tiled roof, hipped at right, half hipped at left. 2 hipped gabled dormers with C18 iron casements. Heavy moulded and dentilled eaves cornice, running around left end. Red brick with diaper of blue headers and 1st floor band. Gauged brick arches to near-flush sash windows with glazing bars in moulded wood frames. 6-panel double door under heavy segmental pedimented hood, with shell soffit, on large carved brackets. 2-storey 2-window harmonious modern right extension. 1-storey left projection a former smoke house. Against wall an ornamental rain water head with gargoyle spout to pipe and lead butt below. Garden front of 5 windows, with 2-window right wing, in similar style. Modern loggia and balcony at west end. Inside 2 complete rooms of C18 panelling. Some re-used C16 panelling also. At south end of house a stone mounting block.

[Ramhurst Manor House, its Coach House, the Large Barn, the Smaller Barn and the garden walls form a group.]

Listing NGR: TQ5638746705

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
445305
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07292/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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