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Garden Gates, Piers and Walls at Sharsted Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2889 / 51°17'19"N

Longitude: 0.7962 / 0°47'46"E

OS Eastings: 595074

OS Northings: 158127

OS Grid: TQ950581

Mapcode National: GBR RV1.441

Mapcode Global: VHKJT.RV9V

Entry Name: Garden Gates, Piers and Walls at Sharsted Court

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176220

Location: Doddington, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Doddington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 95 NE DODDINGTON
Sharsted Court

5/10 Garden gates, piers and walls
at Sharsted Court.
24.1.67
GV II

Garden gates and walls. C18 and late C19. Wrought iron gates and brick
and flint walls. The main gates south west of Sharsted Court are C18,
re-erected here in 1882. Double carriage gates to the drive, with
brick piers crested by winged bulls. Either side are pedestrian gates
with elaborate overthrows, with brick piers crested by winged lions.
The garden wall is here recessed towards the gates. A second C18
pedestrian gate with overthrow to north west of house, opposite main
door, as an entrance to walled yew garden. The gardens comprise of a
series of walled enclosures and terraces with an enclosing boundary wall,
some C18 walling survives, but most is C19, brick and flint, arcaded
around terraces and walled gardens. There are several brick gates dated
from 1877 to 1900, and a small conical summerhouse to the north of flint
(built into the wall).


Listing NGR: TQ9511958174

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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