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Walls, Gate Piers, Railings and Gates to the Garden South and West of Matfield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1524 / 51°9'8"N

Longitude: 0.3693 / 0°22'9"E

OS Eastings: 565798

OS Northings: 141909

OS Grid: TQ657419

Mapcode National: GBR NR1.Q61

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.C93D

Plus Code: 9F325929+XP

Entry Name: Walls, Gate Piers, Railings and Gates to the Garden South and West of Matfield House

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Last Amended: 7 January 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433091

Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Brenchley

Built-Up Area: Brenchley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Matfield St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

In the entries for the following serial numbers ---

14/156, 14/157, 14/158, 14/159, 14/160, 14/161, 14/162, 14/163, 14/164, 14/165
14/166, 14/167, 14/168, 14/169, 14/170, 14/171, 14/172, 14/173, 14/174, 14/175
14/176, 14/177, 14/178, 14/179, in the parish of Brenchley.

The address shall be amended to read---

"THE GREEN, Matfield" in place of "MATFIELD GREEN"


(north side)
14/169 Walls, gate piers, railings and
20.10.54 gates to the garden south and
west of Matfield House

Garden walls, gate piers, railings and gates. Early C18 with some later
repair. Brick, partly laid in English bond partly in Flemish bond; iron
railings and gates. The walls enclose the gardens to the south and west of
Matfield House (q.v.). To the west the walls are coped with brick, with some
replacement with concrete coping. Square section brick corner piers with ball
finials. To the south of the house iron railings with square section
verticals and spear finials are divided into bays by wrought iron panels. The
railings ramp up to the central gate. Square section brick piers with ball
finials. Elaborate nowy-headed gate, framed by wrought iron panels with a
wrought iron overthrow. A second wrought iron gate with a round-headed
overthrow gives access to the garden on the east side.

Listing NGR: TQ6579841909

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

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