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Gatehouse and Gate Pier to North Side of Entrance to Leeds Castle Grounds, Broomfield and Kingswood

Description: Gatehouse and Gate Pier to North Side of Entrance to Leeds Castle Grounds

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 174034

OS Grid Reference: TQ8416553154
OS Grid Coordinates: 584165, 153154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2478, 0.6374

Location: Broomfield Road, Broomfield, Kent ME17 1PT

Locality: Broomfield and Kingswood
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1PT

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Listing Text

[west side]
2/17 Gatehouse and Gate-
pier to north side
of entrance to Leeds
Castle grounds

Gatehouse. Early 20th century. Roughly coursed stone with plain
tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth, with plat band and slightly coved
stone cornice. Pyramidal roof with central stone stack. Regular
fenestration of one 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion window to each
floor, that to first floor breaking through eaves. Small
rectangular light towards road on gate elevation. Ribbed door in
rectangular stone architrave with rectangular fanlight above, in
centre of south elevation, to west of gates, up 2 steps, with iron
handrail. Decorative rainwater heads. Wall at right-angles to
gatehouse leading to stone gate-pier, higher than wall, with moulded
plinth, corniced, with fillet to each side and with scroll down to
wall. Pier surmounted by gadrooned urn. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8385552452

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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