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Gates and Gate Piers to the West of Oxon Hoath

A Grade II Listed Building in West Peckham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2452 / 51°14'42"N

Longitude: 0.3329 / 0°19'58"E

OS Eastings: 562922

OS Northings: 152142

OS Grid: TQ629521

Mapcode National: GBR NPV.T4D

Mapcode Global: VHHPV.QYBT

Entry Name: Gates and Gate Piers to the West of Oxon Hoath

Listing Date: 19 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178973

Location: West Peckham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: West Peckham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: West Peckham St Dunstan

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 65 SW WEST PECKHAM SCHOOL ROAD (south
side)
1/10
- Gates and Gate-Piers
to the west of Oxon
Hoath

- II

Group of gates to the west of the house.
1. At end of main drive up to entrance front. 4 C18 gate piers, reputedly
from the Pre-Fire House of Parliament. 2 ashlar piers, with banded
rustication and top cornices. Surrounded by pedestals supporting globe on brackets with 4 globes projecting and small upper oblisk. 2 smaller outer
piers with cornice, pyramidal pedestal and globe. Tall iron gates in centre
with over-throw and spearhead railings. Railings beyond outer piers reputed
to be copies of altar rails of various North Italian Cathedrals.
2. 3 further sets of gates, wrought iron with standards and over-throw, to
west, south and north of the main gates. Probably C19 in date.
3. 1 highly decorated. set of wrought iron gates. Reputedly from Eltham
Palace, definitely later C17 to south of main gates, leading to garden at
south of house. Standards and over-throw.


Listing NGR: TQ6292252142

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