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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.


List entry Number: 1070886



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

County: Kent

District: Ashford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rolvenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Aug-1979

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 180364

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ROLVENDEN MAYTHAM ROAD 1. 5272 Gatehouse to Great Maytham (formerly listed as Gateway) TQ 8430 19/319 4.6.52. II*

2. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for H J Tennant in 1909-12. It consists of a carriage archway with a lodge or cottage on each side of it. Grey bricks (all stretchers) with red brick window dressings and quotas. Hipped tiled roof. On the inner face of the carriage archway are round windows and above it a clock face and wooden cupola. on the north-east side facing the road the Lodges flanking the archway are L-shaped. The portions immediately flanking the archway are of one storey and attics with one window bay each flanked by pilasters with a single window each at 1st floor level only, a moulded wooden cornice and a parapet over. The inner or south-west side of the Gatehouse facing the house has 3 windows and 3 dormers on each side of the carriage archway, all with segmental heads.

Listing NGR: TQ8489530730

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 24 Kent,

National Grid Reference: TQ 84895 30730


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