PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE GATES AND RAILINGS FRONTING KEW GREEN, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1250801
Date first listed:
25-May-1983
Statutory Address:
PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE GATES AND RAILINGS FRONTING KEW GREEN, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE GATES AND RAILINGS FRONTING KEW GREEN, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 18738 77548

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/10/2017

TQ 1877 9/45

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW Principal entrance gates and railings fronting Kew Green

(Formerly listed as Principal entrance gates and railings fronting Kew Green, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS)



II* Gates by Decimus Burton 1848. Ironwork by Walker of Rotherham. Foliated and scrolled design with armorial centre-piece, set in mitred framework with two rows of anthemion pattern dog-rail. Elaborate overthrow. Matching single side entrance gates, all between Portland stone piers with garlanded panels by John Heming Jnr. The central piers are crowned by vases which came from an earlier pair of entrance gates to Kew Palace. Spear-headed railings with smaller, closely-set spearheaded dog-rail forming quadrant to either side of entrance and terminating in coupled, fused, Portland stone piers with urns.

Listing NGR: TQ1873577559

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
433277
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey: Volume III, (1911), 485
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/07639/16
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