Chartwell

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1272626
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1975
Statutory Address:
Chartwell, Mariners Hill

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Location

Statutory Address:
Chartwell, Mariners Hill

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

County:
Kent
District:
Sevenoaks (District Authority)
Parish:
Westerham
National Grid Reference:
TQ 45504 51523

Details

TQ 45 SE 45/1512

WESTERHAM MARINERS HILL Chartwell

I C20 house of red brick with stone basement. Architect Philip Tilden. Two storeys, attic and basement. Six windows in main block, three in left canted bay with parapet, two at right in slightly projecting gabled section. High pitched tiled roof with tall chimneys. Brick mullioned and transomed casement windows. Elaborate carved stone doorcase holds double door of old oak. The house incorporates fragments of an older building; C16 or C17 brickwork visible in places on external walls.

Chartwell was the home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1922 until his death in 1965, and contains a collection of personal possessions and relics. It was presented to the National Trust during his life time by a group of his friends. Listed for historical reasons.

Listing NGR: TQ4550451523

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
448492
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 24 Kent,

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: 22 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06017/22
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