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Latitude: 51.2797 / 51°16'46"N
Longitude: 0.5213 / 0°31'16"E
OS Eastings: 575944
OS Northings: 156413
OS Grid: TQ759564
Mapcode National: GBR PR1.LNG
Mapcode Global: VHJMD.Z3GB
Entry Name: Wall and Main Entrance to Maidstone Prison
Listing Date: 26 July 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1239035
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173248
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14
Electoral Ward/Division: North
Built-Up Area: Maidstone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Wall and Main Entrance
to Maidstone Prison
TQ 7556 BE 4/179 26.7.73.
TQ 7656 SW 5/179
Built 1809-l81l by Daniel Alexander. The wall is of Kentish ragstone about
20 ft high and tapers inwards towards the top. Buttresses at regular intervals
and a stringoourse about 6 ft from the ground. The main entrance is along
County Road. This is built of Kentish ragstone ashlar. The central part projects
slightly and has a pedimented cornice. Wide moulded cornice below. Long
and short quoins. Round-headed entrance with stone voussoirs. Small barred
window on left hand side.
All the listed buildings at Maidstone prison form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ7594456413
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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