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The Bastion

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0925 / 51°5'33"N

Longitude: 0.4089 / 0°24'31"E

OS Eastings: 568784

OS Northings: 135338

OS Grid: TQ687353

Mapcode National: GBR NRW.G5R

Mapcode Global: FRA C6R7.F3M

Entry Name: The Bastion

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170065

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 63 NE
3/228 The Bastion

Bastion or viewing point. Circa 1840. Sandstone blocks with ashlar dressings. A D-
shaped viewing point with balustrade, farming a link between the garden terrace of
Scotney Castle and the landscaped garden below containing the old castle; the
gardens were conceived by and laid cut for Edward Hussey with advice from William
Sawrey Gilpin, who also suggested siting the new house in its present position.

Listing NGR: TQ6878435337

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