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Terrace Walls Around the South and East Sides of Somerhill Including the Sunken Lake Approximately 5 Metres North of the Somerhill Stable Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1829 / 51°10'58"N

Longitude: 0.301 / 0°18'3"E

OS Eastings: 560918

OS Northings: 145146

OS Grid: TQ609451

Mapcode National: GBR MP7.QXH

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.5JHK

Entry Name: Terrace Walls Around the South and East Sides of Somerhill Including the Sunken Lake Approximately 5 Metres North of the Somerhill Stable Yard

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437507

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Capel

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tudeley cum Capel with Five Oak Green

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 64 NW CAPEL TUDLEY LANE (off), SOMERHILL
PARK
1/300 Terrace Walls around the south
and east sides of Somerhill
including the sunken lane
approx 5m north of the
Somerhill stable yard
GV II


Terrace walls and sunken lane. Circa 1879. Local sandstone ashlar. Terraced
garden lawns on the south and east sides of the main block of Somerhill (q.v.)
are revetted by stone ashlar walls which rise as short parapet walls with
plain flat coping. Square terminal posts. The eastern wall extends
northwards stopping at a contemporary sunken service lane which passes by the
northern end. It is deep, narrow with battered walls. It is spanned by a
pedestrian bridge with walls each side in the same style as the terrace wall
parapets. This bridge crosses from the house side of the walled gardens to
north.


Listing NGR: TQ6212245444

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

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