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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
Plus Code: 9F3255QC+C8
Entry Name: Well House with Rustic Seat at Tq 517455
Listing Date: 5 November 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244258
English Heritage Legacy ID: 449182
Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8
Civil Parish: Penshurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Chiddingstone Causeway St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
The following building shall be added to the list:-
Well house with rustic seat at TQ 517 455
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.
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