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Gatehouse to Great Maytham, Rolvenden

Description: Gatehouse to Great Maytham

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 180364

OS Grid Reference: TQ8489530730
OS Grid Coordinates: 584895, 130730
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0462, 0.6363

Locality: Rolvenden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 4NE

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Listing Text

Gatehouse to
Great Maytham
(formerly listed as
TQ 8430 19/319 4.6.52.

Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for H J Tennant in 1909-12. It consists of a
carriage archway with a lodge or cottage on each side of it. Grey bricks
(all stretchers) with red brick window dressings and quotas. Hipped tiled
roof. On the inner face of the carriage archway are round windows and above
it a clock face and wooden cupola. on the north-east side facing the road
the Lodges flanking the archway are L-shaped. The portions immediately flanking
the archway are of one storey and attics with one window bay each flanked
by pilasters with a single window each at 1st floor level only, a moulded
wooden cornice and a parapet over. The inner or south-west side of the Gatehouse
facing the house has 3 windows and 3 dormers on each side of the carriage
archway, all with segmental heads.

Listing NGR: TQ8489530730

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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