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Tunstall House

A Grade I Listed Building in Tunstall, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176195

Location: Tunstall, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Tunstall

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 86 SE TUNSTALL TUNSTALL ROAD
(west side)

5/64 Tunstall House
27.8.52
GV I

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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