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Old Soar Manor, Sevenoaks

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Old Soar Manor is an English Heritage property, owned and maintained by the National Trust. Located near Plaxtol, Kent, England, it is a small 13th century stone manor house. It is listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England.
Built in 1290, the manor originally belonged to the Culpepper family. The centre of the house was originally the great hall but this no longer exists, as it was demolished in 1780 and replaced with the red-brick farmhouse on the site. The farmhouse is Grade II listed. Visitors today can see the solar, latrine and chapel which remain.
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  • A great stop off if you are visiting Ightam Mote, interesting history which is on various boards around the building.  more »
  • A lovely point of interest to stop off on a country walk or if visiting Ightam Mote nearby. This is a very small, gem of a site- if you are looking for tea rooms and coffee shops then you will be...  more »
  • Great little hidden gem. Really enjoyed the history and context provided in the displays.
  • I loved that we were the only visitors and we were free to explore. Informative boards gave interesting Medieval background and a local context.

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