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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.

Name: WICKHAM HOUSE

List entry Number: 1085492

Location

WICKHAM HOUSE, THE GREEN

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

County District District Type Parish
KentCanterburyDistrict AuthorityWickhambreaux

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1980

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171546

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5273 WICKHAMBREAUX THE GREEN

Wickham House (formerly listed as The Old Rectory) TR 2258 36/673 30.1.67

II* GV

2. Built in 1713 by the Rev Alexander Young who was Rector of Wickhambreaux from 1712-1755. Two storeys attics and basement. Brown brick with red brick dressings. Steeply-pitched hipped tiled roof with brick chimneystacks north and south. Two small dormers with wooden pediments and in the centre a brick portion of one window built out, probably at a later date, flanked by pilasters and with a pediment over. Five sashes with segmental heads and glazing bars intact. Aprons beneath windows. Early C19 doorcase at the bead of 8 steps with iron handrail, the doorcase set in a moulded architrave surround with projecting cornice on brackets, rectangular fanlight and door of 4 moulded panels. The interior contains an C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters to each tread a drawing room with fine panelling and an C18 fireplace (not originally from this house) and other contemporary panelling and marble fireplaces.

Listing NGR: TR2208758794

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National Grid Reference: TR 22088 58792

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