Butts Hill Conservation Area

Butts Hill Conservation Area

Butts Hill is a small, attractive former hamlet now lying on the outskirts of Wrotham village on the Old London Road at its junction with the Pilgrims Way. The area comprises a close-knit group of historic properties fronting Old London Road, which is now a cul-de-sac. The area of architectural and historic interest begins with Pilgrims Way.

Butts Hill is a small, attractive former hamlet now lying on the outskirts of Wrotham village on the Old London Road at its junction with Pilgrims Way. The area comprises a close-knit group of historic properies frontong Old London Road, which is now a cul-de-sac. The area of architectural and historic interest begins with Pilgrims Cottage, a substantial, white-washed property, situated at the entrace with Pilgrims Way. On the opposite corner of the road junction is Butts Hill Cottage, a white rendered property which faces down the Old London Road and marks the approach to the historic area. The focus of the area is a group historic cottages further up the hill which are a variety of styles and materials. There are two terraces, one of which is in traditional red brick and the other has painted render on the ground floor with white weather boarding on the upper floors. The part of Pilgrims Way south of the M20 is also included in the proposed Conservation Area for historic reasons. Farthingfield Cottage, a traditional, red brick, Victorian property marks the end of the Conservation Area.