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Rustic Seat in Grounds of Redwood at Tq 522451

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.184 / 51°11'2"N

Longitude: 0.1759 / 0°10'33"E

OS Eastings: 552168

OS Northings: 144999

OS Grid: TQ521449

Mapcode National: GBR MP2.P9G

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.0HBQ

Entry Name: Rustic Seat in Grounds of Redwood at Tq 522451

Listing Date: 5 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449181

Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Penshurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Chiddingstone Causeway St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TQ 54 NW
50/1546

PENSHURST
B2176 (off)
Rustic seat in grounds of Redwood at TQ 522451

II

Rustic seat. Built between 1810 and 1830 by William Wells. Timber framed
structure, 5 sides of an octagon with 5 rustic poles connected by
weatherboarding on brick plinth with exterior covered in heather and roof
thatched with wooden carved finial surmounted by C20 metal weathervane.
Interior has slatted seat with scalloped edges and brick pairing. One of a
number of garden features on the former Redleaf estate whose gardens are on
the English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and Gardens for Kent.
(See Loudon's 1839 article from the Gardener's Magazine on the Redleaf Estate).

Listing NGR: TQ5216844999

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