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Walls, Steps and Statue to the Sunken Garden South East of Nizels House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hildenborough, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2305 / 51°13'49"N

Longitude: 0.2106 / 0°12'37"E

OS Eastings: 554436

OS Northings: 150245

OS Grid: TQ544502

Mapcode National: GBR MNK.S2N

Mapcode Global: VHHPZ.LBNJ

Plus Code: 9F3266J6+66

Entry Name: Walls, Steps and Statue to the Sunken Garden South East of Nizels House

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179600

Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Hildenborough

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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(West Side)
Walls, steps and statue
1/167 to the sunken garden
south east of Nizels

The third paragraph of the description shall be amended to read "The
retaining walls are coped with square section piers at intervals". The
rest of the paragraph shall be deleted.


TQ 55 SW
1/167 Walls, steps and statue to
- the sunken garden south east
of Nizels House

Walls, steps and a statue to the formal sunken garden at Nizels House. Early
C20, probably associated with the drawing room addition to the house, at the
south end. Rock-faced snecked standstone walls, bronze statue on stone

Plan: Approximately rectangular, the southern wall bowed out, with a flight
of steps in the centre at the north end leading down into the garden, which is
planted with roses. Pergola archways lead out of the garden at the south west
and south east ends; statue in centre.

The retaining walls are coped with square section piers at intervals, each
pier crowned by a finial in the form of a bowl of fruit. The statue in the
centre, on a Portland stone plinth, depicts Bacchus.

One of 3 formal gardens round Nizels House and important to the setting of the

Listing NGR: TQ5467849570

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