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Garden Terraces and Plant Tubs About 50 Metres South of Betteshanger House

A Grade II Listed Building in Northbourne, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.225 / 51°13'29"N

Longitude: 1.3076 / 1°18'27"E

OS Eastings: 631047

OS Northings: 152511

OS Grid: TR310525

Mapcode National: GBR X1T.1FX

Mapcode Global: VHLGY.MG5S

Plus Code: 9F3368F5+X3

Entry Name: Garden Terraces and Plant Tubs About 50 Metres South of Betteshanger House

Listing Date: 24 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428117

Location: Northbourne, Dover, Kent, CT14

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Northbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Description


TR 35 SW
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NORTHBOURNE
BETTESHANGER
Garden terraces and plant tubs about 50 metres south of Betteshanger House

GV
II

Terraces and plant tubs. Late C19. George Devey for Sir Walter James.
Brown brick, with stone and terracotta urns and plant pots. The terraces
consist of low brick walls, with stretches of balustrading, and with frequent
piers, those on the corners and gateways with urn finials. The walls range
about 30 metres east, return and 20 metres to south, and then again about
30 metres to south. They are approached by a gravel avenue along the east
side of which is ranged a group of 11 terracotta plant tubs or urns,
alternately small and round and large and octagonal, on contrasting round
and octagonal bases of flint, tile and encaustic tiles. Both the tubs and
bases have the James crests and badges moulded into them.

Listing NGR: TR3104752511

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