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Quadrant Walls and Gate Piers to Tongswood Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0436 / 51°2'36"N

Longitude: 0.5301 / 0°31'48"E

OS Eastings: 577460

OS Northings: 130185

OS Grid: TQ774301

Mapcode National: GBR PTY.GTV

Mapcode Global: FRA D60C.6CH

Entry Name: Quadrant Walls and Gate Piers to Tongswood Drive

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169762

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Four Throws

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HAWKHURST RYE ROAD
TQ 7630-7730 (north side)

17/412 Quadrant walls and gte
piers to Tongswood Drive
GV II
Quadrant walls and gate piers. Early C20. Red brick and ashlar details with cast
or wrought iron railings. Free Baroque revival style. Stone, panelled gatepiers
with modillion cornice to ball-finial (ball lost on right hand pier), with brick
quadrant walls sweeping in concave curves to left and to right, the cornice
depressed in semi-circular sweeps filled with lengths of spear-head rails with
scrolled centre panels, with pedimented central feature. The quadrants terminated
by lower stone piers, the walls ramped down and extending some 10 yards to right,
and about 40 yards to left. The central iron carriage gate is missing. Formerly
the main entrance to the Tongswood estate.


Listing NGR: TQ7746030185

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