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Ruined Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2692 / 51°16'9"N

Longitude: 0.5226 / 0°31'21"E

OS Eastings: 576070

OS Northings: 155251

OS Grid: TQ760552

Mapcode National: GBR PR7.6YG

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.0CMC

Plus Code: 9F327G9F+M2

Entry Name: Ruined Gateway

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173445

Location: High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Gate

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(West Side)
Ruined Gateway
TQ 7655 W 7/72 30.7.5l.

Originally the south gateway to the College. C14 built of Kentish ragstone.
This consists of a high pointed carriage arch and pedestrian arch to the west
of it, with a wall on each side forming a letter H. This was presented to
the town in 1915.

Gateway & Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace,
The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the
Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge,
The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north & west of All Saints
Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The College, The Master's Tower,
Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7606655251

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