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Gateway to Hadlow Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2235 / 51°13'24"N

Longitude: 0.3379 / 0°20'16"E

OS Eastings: 563351

OS Northings: 149741

OS Grid: TQ633497

Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.87W

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.TH0X

Entry Name: Gateway to Hadlow Castle

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179518

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hadlow

Built-Up Area: Hadlow

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hadlow

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 63 49
7/82 Gateway to Hadlow Castle


Ornamental gateway to Hadlow Castle (q.v.). Circa 1820, probably by George
Ledwell Taylor who designed Hadlow Castle (q.v.). Cement-rendered brick.
Gateway is set back from the street facing north west and is built between the
contemporary North Lodge (q.v.) and South Lodge (q.v.). It is an impressive
triple arch with large central carriageway flanked by pedestrian gateways. It
is built in the same distinctive Gothick style as Hadlow Castle (q.v.).

All 3 arches are 2-centred with moulded arches, clustered shafts and moulded
capitals and each is surmounted by a tier of narrow lancets, moulded cornice
and crenellated parapet. The central arch is wider and taller, and is flanked
by buttresses with weathered offsets. Piers each end have taller panelled
buttresses and rise with steeply-pitched finials the tops of which have broken

Listing NGR: TQ6335149741

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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