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Latitude: 51.1185 / 51°7'6"N
Longitude: 0.1715 / 0°10'17"E
OS Eastings: 552079
OS Northings: 137712
OS Grid: TQ520377
Mapcode National: GBR MPV.VJY
Mapcode Global: VHHQJ.X4JW
Entry Name: Terrace Walls and Steps to the Garden South of St Michaels
Listing Date: 18 January 1977
Last Amended: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1261069
English Heritage Legacy ID: 438768
Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Speldhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Speldhurst St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 53 37 SPELDHURST BURRSWOOD, OLD GROOMBRIDGE
16/470 Terrace walls and steps to the
18.1.77 garden south of St Michaels(formerly
listed as Terrace Wall to Burrswood)
Terrace walls and steps. Probably early C20, dating from a period when the
garden was designed by the brother of the owner, a newspaper magnate called
Johnstone (Lee). Rusticated stone.
The coped wall immediately south of the house has a series of deep low
buttresses on the south side. Steps lead down to the second terrace, the
steps with flanking ramped walls surmounted by ball finials. The walls of the
second terrace are surmounted by urns.
Included for group value with St Michaels (q.v.).
source, Lee, Barbara. Groombridge Old and New (1978), p.25.
Listing NGR: TQ5207937712
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