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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GATEHOUSE AND WALLS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE FRIARS

List entry Number: 1111775

Location

GATEHOUSE AND WALLS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE FRIARS, BULL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KentTonbridge and MallingDistrict AuthorityAylesford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 179203

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History

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Details

AYLESFORD CP BULL LANE TQ 7258 & TQ 7259 (east side) 12/22 & 11/22 Gatehouse and walls to the north and east of - The Friars

GV I

Gatehouse. C15 with late C16 alterations. Random rubble stone with parapet to plain tiled roof. North side: Projecting breast off-centre to left, corbelled out from 1st floor. 2 storeys; irregular 3-window 1st floor and 1 window ground floor, lattice casement windows, those on 1st floor in chamfered mullioned and transomed surrounds. Tall, wide entrance arch to right; moulded 4-centred arch in square surround with relieving arch over. Cross-shaped loops to right and left of arch, much weathered statue of Virgin, with Child over. Octagonal stair-tower visible over parapet to left at rear. Pair of random stone walls leading to north, either side of entrance road. Part brick-coped to right, all between 8 and 12 feet high, and approximately 110 yards long. Random stone brick coped wall to east of gatehouse, 70 yards long and 10 feet high. Pair of brick piers towards left end, flanking entrance now partially blocked by C20 entrance insertion.

Listing NGR: TQ7242759011

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National Grid Reference: TQ 72403 58930

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