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Gate, Gate Piers, Wall and Railings to Hextable House (Part of North West Kent Teachers Training Centre)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hextable, Kent

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Latitude: 51.409 / 51°24'32"N

Longitude: 0.1755 / 0°10'31"E

OS Eastings: 551402

OS Northings: 170021

OS Grid: TQ514700

Mapcode National: GBR SW.T3S

Mapcode Global: VHHP0.0V47

Plus Code: 9F32C55G+J6

Entry Name: Gate, Gate Piers, Wall and Railings to Hextable House (Part of North West Kent Teachers Training Centre)

Listing Date: 22 October 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 416873

Location: Hextable, Sevenoaks, Kent, BR8

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Hextable

Built-Up Area: Hextable

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Swanley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Gate gate piers, wall
and railings to
Hextable House (part of
North West Kent Teacher'
Training Centre)
TQ 57 SW 1/217
These C18 railings and entrance gates are all that remain of Hextable House which
was demolished soon after the war. These consist of 2 square red brick piers,
the left are now truncated to a height of about 6 ft, the right are about 8 ft
high and having a moulded stone cornice. Stone band a few inches above ground
level. Central stone step. Between these piers are wrought iron spear railings
to a height of about 7 ft reinforced by intermediate spear railings about 18 ins
in height and a central round-headed cast iron gate with elaborate scrolled
decoration. (The whole is now covered in wisteria). The gate is flanked by piers
with iron finials. To the right is a brick wall about 3 ft in height surmounted
by iron spear railings. There is a round-headed gate and another square brick
pier about 10 ft in height with stone cornice. Included for good C18 ironwork
and for historical interest as the last remaining portion of Hextable House.

Listing NGR: TQ5145270060

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