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Description: The Bastion
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170065
OS Grid Reference: TQ6878435337
OS Grid Coordinates: 568784, 135337
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0925, 0.4089
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TQ 63 NE
3/228 The Bastion
Bastion or viewing point. Circa 1840. Sandstone blocks with ashlar dressings. A D-
shaped viewing point with balustrade, farming a link between the garden terrace of
Scotney Castle and the landscaped garden below containing the old castle; the
gardens were conceived by and laid cut for Edward Hussey with advice from William
Sawrey Gilpin, who also suggested siting the new house in its present position.
Listing NGR: TQ6878435337
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Source: English Heritage
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