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Latitude: 51.324 / 51°19'26"N
Longitude: 0.7178 / 0°43'4"E
OS Eastings: 589461
OS Northings: 161825
OS Grid: TQ894618
Mapcode National: GBR QS1.VPJ
Mapcode Global: VHKJL.DZBF
Entry Name: Tunstall House
Listing Date: 27 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1069357
English Heritage Legacy ID: 176195
Location: Tunstall, Swale, Kent, ME9
Civil Parish: Tunstall
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
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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