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Description: Quadrant Walls and Gate Piers to Tongswood Drive
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169762
OS Grid Reference: TQ7746030185
OS Grid Coordinates: 577460, 130185
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0436, 0.5301
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HAWKHURST RYE ROAD
TQ 7630-7730 (north side)
17/412 Quadrant walls and gte
piers to Tongswood Drive
Quadrant walls and gate piers. Early C20. Red brick and ashlar details with cast
or wrought iron railings. Free Baroque revival style. Stone, panelled gatepiers
with modillion cornice to ball-finial (ball lost on right hand pier), with brick
quadrant walls sweeping in concave curves to left and to right, the cornice
depressed in semi-circular sweeps filled with lengths of spear-head rails with
scrolled centre panels, with pedimented central feature. The quadrants terminated
by lower stone piers, the walls ramped down and extending some 10 yards to right,
and about 40 yards to left. The central iron carriage gate is missing. Formerly
the main entrance to the Tongswood estate.
Listing NGR: TQ7746030185
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Source: English Heritage
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