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Latitude: 51.2177 / 51°13'3"N
Longitude: 0.2351 / 0°14'6"E
OS Eastings: 556194
OS Northings: 148876
OS Grid: TQ561488
Mapcode National: GBR MNS.L8T
Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.1N5C
Entry Name: Gate Piers and Pair of Gates at the Entrance to Mountains
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248299
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179612
Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Hildenborough
Built-Up Area: Tonbridge
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
HILDENBOROUGH NOBLE TREE ROAD (south side)
TQ 54 NE
5/179 Gate piers and pair of gates
- at the entrance to Mountains
Gate piers, gates and fencing. Probably 1865, contemporary with Mountains and
probably designed by G. Somers Clarke for the Johnson family. Sandstone gate
piers; iron gates. High Victorian Gothic.
Gate piers square on plan at the base the upper sections octagonal; pair of
iron gates; 2 sections of outward curving fencing to left and right.
Elaborate High Victorian gate piers, the upper parts battered, one batter with
a brattished cornice. Each pier is crowned with a Gothic style iron lamp
bracket with ornamental detail. The gates have curved diagonal braces, spike
finials, a solid middle rail with pierced ornament and a standard ornamented
with wrought iron foliage.
A well-preserved example of a High Victorian gateway.
Listing NGR: TQ5607348707
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