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Well House with Rustic Seat at Tq 517455

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1885 / 51°11'18"N

Longitude: 0.1708 / 0°10'14"E

OS Eastings: 551796

OS Northings: 145497

OS Grid: TQ517454

Mapcode National: GBR MP2.G05

Mapcode Global: VHHQ4.XD46

Entry Name: Well House with Rustic Seat at Tq 517455

Listing Date: 5 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449182

Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Penshurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Chiddingstone Causeway St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

50/1547

PENSHURST
B2176 (off)
Well house with rustic seat at TQ 517 455

II

Well House with rustic seat. Built between 1810 and 1830 by William Wells.
An octagonal structure of rustic poles with roof covered with shingles on stock
brick plinth with red and black tiles. 3 sides have a framework of rustic branches
3 sides have entrances and the remaining 2 sides have the remains of benches
with backs of vertical planks and thin poles nailed into Gothic shapes with
scalloped pattern to the edge of the seat. The roof is boarded over and has 5
large pendants. In the centre is a spring with fountain lined in tiles with
stone rockery above. One of a number of garden features on the former Redleaf
estate whose gardens are on the English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and
Gardens for Kent. (See Loudon's 1839 article from the Gardener's Magazine on
the Redleaf estate).

Listing NGR: TQ5179645497

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

Description

The following building shall be added to the list:-

50/1547

PENSHURST
B2176 (off)
Well house with rustic seat at TQ 517 455

II

Well House with rustic seat. Built between 1810 and 1830 by William Wells.
An octagonal structure of rustic poles with roof covered with shingles on stock
brick plinth with red and black tiles. 3 sides have a framework of rustic branches
3 sides have entrances and the remaining 2 sides have the remains of benches
with backs of vertical planks and thin poles nailed into Gothic shapes with
scalloped pattern to the edge of the seat. The roof is boarded over and has 5
large pendants. In the centre is a spring with fountain lined in tiles with
stone rockery above. One of a number of garden features on the former Redleaf
estate whose gardens are on the English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and
Gardens for Kent. (See Loudon's 1839 article from the Gardener's Magazine on
the Redleaf estate).

Listing NGR: TQ5179645497

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