List entry

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: CHARTWELL

List entry Number: 1272626

Location

CHARTWELL, MARINERS HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
KentSevenoaksDistrict AuthorityWesterham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 448492

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5280 WESTERHAM MARINERS HILL

Chartwell TQ 45 SE 45/1512

I

2. C20 house of red brick with stone basement. Architect Philip Tilden. 2 storeys, attic and basement. 6 windows in main block, 3 in left canted bay with parapet, 2 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

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 24 Kent - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: TQ 45504 51523

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