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Gatehouse and Gate Pier to North Side of Entrance to Leeds Castle Grounds

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomfield and Kingswood, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2478 / 51°14'52"N

Longitude: 0.6374 / 0°38'14"E

OS Eastings: 584165

OS Northings: 153154

OS Grid: TQ841531

Mapcode National: GBR QSW.RZ9

Mapcode Global: VHJMH.0WBS

Entry Name: Gatehouse and Gate Pier to North Side of Entrance to Leeds Castle Grounds

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174034

Location: Broomfield and Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Broomfield and Kingswood

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BROOMFIELD LOWER BROOMFIELD
TQ 85 SW ROAD
[west side]
2/17 Gatehouse and Gate-
pier to north side
of entrance to Leeds
Castle grounds
GV II

Gatehouse. Early 20th century. Roughly coursed stone with plain
tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth, with plat band and slightly coved
stone cornice. Pyramidal roof with central stone stack. Regular
fenestration of one 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion window to each
floor, that to first floor breaking through eaves. Small
rectangular light towards road on gate elevation. Ribbed door in
rectangular stone architrave with rectangular fanlight above, in
centre of south elevation, to west of gates, up 2 steps, with iron
handrail. Decorative rainwater heads. Wall at right-angles to
gatehouse leading to stone gate-pier, higher than wall, with moulded
plinth, corniced, with fillet to each side and with scroll down to
wall. Pier surmounted by gadrooned urn. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ8385552452

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