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Gatehouse and Gate Pier to South Side of Entrance to Leeds Castle Grounds

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomfield and Kingswood, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2477 / 51°14'51"N

Longitude: 0.6374 / 0°38'14"E

OS Eastings: 584163

OS Northings: 153138

OS Grid: TQ841531

Mapcode National: GBR QSW.RY8

Mapcode Global: VHJMH.0W9X

Entry Name: Gatehouse and Gate Pier to South Side of Entrance to Leeds Castle Grounds

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174033

Location: Broomfield and Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Broomfield and Kingswood

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

[west side]
2/16 Gatehouse and Gate-
pier to south side
of entrance to Leeds
Castle grounds

Gatehouse. Early 20th century. Roughly coursed stone with plain
tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth with plat band and slightly coved
stone cornice. Pyramidal roof with central stone stack. Regular
fenestration of one 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion window to each
floor, that to first floor breaking through eaves. Small rectangular
light towards road on gate elevation. Ribbed door in rectangular stone
architrave with rectangular fanlight above, in centre of north
elevation, to west of gates, up 2 steps with iron handrail. Decorative
rainwater heads. Wall at right-angles to gatehouse leading to stone
gate-pier higher than wall, with moulded plinth, corniced, with fillet
to each side and with scroll down to wall. Pier surmounted by
gadrooned urn. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8385552452

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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