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Garden Walls and Railings West and South of Portobello Including Pedestrian Gate and Piers to Carriage Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1516 / 51°9'5"N

Longitude: 0.3979 / 0°23'52"E

OS Eastings: 567802

OS Northings: 141888

OS Grid: TQ678418

Mapcode National: GBR NR2.RDX

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.V97Z

Plus Code: 9F32592X+M5

Entry Name: Garden Walls and Railings West and South of Portobello Including Pedestrian Gate and Piers to Carriage Gate

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431801

Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Brenchley

Built-Up Area: Brenchley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Brenchley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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(north side)
15/91 Garden walls and railings
west and south of Portobello
including pedestrian gate
and piers to carriage gate

Garden walls, railings, garden gate and piers to carriage gate. Probably C18
or early C19 in origin with late C19 ironwork. Garden walls Flemish bond
brick, the section to the south on a ragstone plinth. Cast iron railings and
gate piers.

Plan: The wall and railings form the boundary to the garden west and in front
of Portobello (q.v.), the gate piers flank the entrance to the Cottage (q.v.),
formerly the stable block, with a further section of wall to the garden to the

Exterior: Low brick walls to the garden immediately in front of the house
with iron railings with verticals of square section with elaborate spear
finails ornamented with scrolls; similar design to garden gate. The gate
piers flanking the gateway to the cottage are fluted columns with depressed
bulbous finials, one is stamped Hill and Smith, Baterley Hill.

Included for group value with Portobello and a contribution to the streetscape
of an outstandingly attractive village.

Listing NGR: TQ6781841913

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