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Lion Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Richmond upon Thames, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4706 / 51°28'14"N

Longitude: -0.2936 / 0°17'37"W

OS Eastings: 518614

OS Northings: 176008

OS Grid: TQ186760

Mapcode National: GBR 80.2N5

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.V9MG

Entry Name: Lion Gate

Listing Date: 25 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434597

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: North Richmond

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Richmond

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/10/2017

TQ 1876
10/16

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW
Lion Gate

(Formerly listed as Lion Gate, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS)


II
Late C18 or early C19, in single opening. Gateway in yellow gauged brick with portico above cornice. On top a buff terracotta (possibly lodestone) lion couchant with coronet (facing north). c.f. The Unicorn Gate.

Listing NGR: TQ1861476008

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