Bossington House, a fine grade II listed property in Bossington, Kent, transforming the
former care home back into a superb family residence.
The character of Bossington House is derived in part from its long history of
alterations. The origins of house are believed to be medieval and the original framed
structure is still evident in much of the house. The impressive brick south façade was
built as part of a major extension programme in the 18th century and further additions
to the house followed during the 19th century.
In 1984 the house underwent an unsympathetic conversion into a care home for the
elderly and a single storey, red brick clay tiled accommodation block was constructed
to the north of the main house, with a conservatory linking the main house with the
When LEP’s client acquired the house in 2005 it was in a poor condition and work
focused on restoring the original and 18th century areas of the house.
In addition the project included a major re-ordering of the 20th century accommodation
block to include a gymnasium and guest accommodation serving the main house.