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Brick Lined Tunnel at Ingress Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanscombe, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4519 / 51°27'6"N

Longitude: 0.2918 / 0°17'30"E

OS Eastings: 559341

OS Northings: 175037

OS Grid: TQ593750

Mapcode National: GBR Y0.682

Mapcode Global: VHHNW.0RMV

Entry Name: Brick Lined Tunnel at Ingress Abbey

Listing Date: 6 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471631

Location: Swanscombe and Greenhithe, Dartford, Kent, DA9

County: Kent

District: Dartford

Civil Parish: Swanscombe and Greenhithe

Built-Up Area: Swanscombe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Greenhithe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 57 SE SWANSCOMBE AND GREENHITHE GREENHITHE

989/1/10016 Brick lined tunnel
at Ingress Abbey

II


Garden tunnel. Early to mid C19, altered in 1940s. Stock brick garden wall bond round-headed arched tunnel about 75 to 100 feet in length. It is one of a number of garden features in the grounds of Ingress Abbey and it passes through a large chalk outcrop with views over the garden. During the Second World War the tunnel was blocked off with brickwork at both ends to form an air raid shelter.

Listing NGR: TQ5879975165

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

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