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Description: Tunstall House
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176195
OS Grid Reference: TQ8946161825
OS Grid Coordinates: 589461, 161825
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3240, 0.7178
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TQ 86 SE TUNSTALL TUNSTALL ROAD
5/64 Tunstall House
House. C17 (pre-1678). Chequered brick in Flemish bond and plain
tiled roof. Two storeys and attic on plinth with plat band, 4
corniced gables, and projecting gabled porch of 2 storeys and garret
to left, with large stacks of 4 panels to right and 2 panels to left,
and wood turret to end left capped with lead cupola. Regular
fenestration of 5 wood casements in gables with segmental heads
except in porch, the end left window blocked by lozenge-shaped
clock face. Four mullioned and transomed windows to first and
ground floors, with cross-window in porch. Multi-panelled door.
Porch entry round arched on imposts with panelled soffits, fluted
Doric pilasters, frieze, bolection cornice, and pediment with
bust of Shakespeare. Built either for Sir Edward Hales d. 1654, or
his steward John Grove, d. 1678. (See BOE Kent II, 1983 481-2).
Listing NGR: TQ8946161825
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Source: English Heritage
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