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Description: Entrance Gates and Piers on Dancers Hill Road at Bentley Heath Lodge
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164294
OS Grid Reference: TQ2493899509
OS Grid Coordinates: 524938, 199509
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6805, -0.1943
TQ 2499 POTTERS BAR WROTHAM PARK
12/240 Entrance Gates and Piers
on Dancers Hill Road at
Bentley Heath Lodge
Entrance gates and piers to Wrotham Park (q.v.). Probably 1865 by S.S.
Teulon with Bentley Heath Lodge (q.v.) for G. Byng, 2nd Earl of
Strafford. Coursed limestone rubble piers, wrought iron gates and
railings. Carriage entrance to left and smaller entrance to right with
quadrants out to flanking piers. All 6 piers are square with bases and
cornices, those to carriage entrance are tallest and are surmounted by a
lion and a unicorn both holding shields. Smaller pair to right have
pyramidal heads. Outer piers have ornamented ball finials. Ornamental
gates and heads to railings. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: TQ2493899509
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Source: English Heritage
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