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Walled Gardens and Stables Adjacent to and West of Nos 1-3 the Groves, Staple

Description: Walled Gardens and Stables Adjacent to and West of Nos 1-3 the Groves

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 178260

OS Grid Reference: TR2681157187
OS Grid Coordinates: 626811, 157186
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2687, 1.2501

Location: Grove Road, Ash, Kent CT3 1LW

Locality: Staple
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 1LW

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Listing Text


(North End)
5/229 Walled gardens
and stables
adjacent to and
west of Nos. 1-3
The Groves


Walled gardens. Mid C18 for Sir William Lynch. Plum coloured brick, with
irregular buttressing and coping. Average height of about 8 feet, in 2
courts, each about 100 by 200 feet square. Two gate piers on south wall,
of plum brick with red brick dressings, about 10 feet high with moulded
stone cornice caps. Segmental headed doorway with parapet and poetical
inscription over. At south west end of gardens a C17 stable block, of 1
storey in irregular red brick, with double span roof. Stalls and mangers
survive inside. A rebuilt C17 coachhouse at extreme south-west corner, in
process of conversion to house at time of survey, and not of listable

Listing NGR: TR2686557165

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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