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Octagonal Tower in the Grounds of the Warren

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanscombe, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4526 / 51°27'9"N

Longitude: 0.2824 / 0°16'56"E

OS Eastings: 558682

OS Northings: 175097

OS Grid: TQ586750

Mapcode National: GBR X5.9VG

Mapcode Global: VHHNV.VR49

Plus Code: 9F32F73J+3X

Entry Name: Octagonal Tower in the Grounds of the Warren

Listing Date: 17 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475253

Location: Swanscombe and Greenhithe, Dartford, Kent, DA9

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Swanscombe and Greenhithe

Built-Up Area: Swanscombe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Greenhithe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


989/9/10017 Octagonal Tower in the
grounds of The Warren


Gazebo. Late C18 or early C19 with windows and roof covering replaced in early C20. Built of flint with red brick dressings and plaintiled roof. Octagonal in plan. One storey and basement. Continuous wooden casement to three sides. Entrance up stairs to rear. This building was originally sited in Ingress Park and was positioned to take advantage of views of the River Thames. Sir William Chambers is known to have designed an enlargement of the house and garden buildings about 1772 but this building cannot at present be positively identified as his work. It forms part of a series of garden buildings in Ingress Park.

Listing NGR: TQ5868275097

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