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Tunstall Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Swale, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3323 / 51°19'56"N

Longitude: 0.7257 / 0°43'32"E

OS Eastings: 589974

OS Northings: 162770

OS Grid: TQ899627

Mapcode National: GBR QS1.J7T

Mapcode Global: VHKJL.JSH1

Entry Name: Tunstall Court

Listing Date: 11 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175811

Location: Swale, Kent, ME10

County: Kent

District: Swale

Town: Swale

Electoral Ward/Division: Woodstock

Built-Up Area: Sittingbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

SITTINGBOURNE

TQ 86 SE GORE COURT ROAD
8/160
II Tunstall Court

Large house, latterly in use for educational purposes. Designed by Walter Brierley
of York in 1914 in Neo-Queen Anne style. Built of red brick in English bond with
brick dressings stone doorcase and hipped plain tiled roof with 2 massive panelled
brick chimney-stacks. 2 storeys and attics, irregular fenestration. North of
entrance front has 2 hipped end projections. Centre has 2 hipped dormers with
leaded lights. Below are 5 windows including 3 casements, the ground floor ones with
brick relieving arches and 2 tall 18 pane sashes with horns spanning both floors.
Central stone doorcase with pediment and eaved architrave with date 1914 in
centre. Wooden 3 panelled door with cross shape to lowest panel. Right hand
side has plain 1/2 glazed door: left end projection has oval blank to first floor
and 2 6-pane sashes curved top and bottom to ground floor. South or garden
front has 2 projecting hipped gables linked by curved wooden portico with 2 Tuscan
columns and 2 pilasters and elaborate balustrade forming balcony above. 5 windows.
First floor windows mainly 12 pane sashes with horns and thick glazing bars and
wooden jalousies apart from central French windows. End quoins and bond between
floors. Ground floor windows are 15 pane sashes with horns and jalousies. To left
and right of hipped projections there is one further 6 pane sash with cambered
head. Section of brick walling to right hand side leads to integral. 1 storey
brick garage with hipped tiled roof; 1 6 pane sash curved at top and bottom and
wooden double doors.


Listing NGR: TQ8997462770

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