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Ruined Gateway, Maidstone

Description: Ruined Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173445

OS Grid Reference: TQ7607055250
OS Grid Coordinates: 576070, 155250
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2692, 0.5226

Location: College Avenue, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6XH

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME15 6XH

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Ruined Gateway
TQ 7655 W 7/72 30.7.5l.

Originally the south gateway to the College. C14 built of Kentish ragstone.
This consists of a high pointed carriage arch and pedestrian arch to the west
of it, with a wall on each side forming a letter H. This was presented to
the town in 1915.

Gateway & Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace,
The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the
Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge,
The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north & west of All Saints
Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The College, The Master's Tower,
Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7606655251

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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