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JAPANESE GATEWAY CHOKUSHI MAN ON GATE OF THE IMPERIAL MESSENGER

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: JAPANESE GATEWAY CHOKUSHI MAN ON GATE OF THE IMPERIAL MESSENGER

List entry Number: 1251790

Location

JAPANESE GATEWAY CHOKUSHI MAN ON GATE OF THE IMPERIAL MESSENGER, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Richmond upon Thames

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434595

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History

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Details

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

TQ 1876 10/14

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW Japanese Gateway Chokushi Man on Gate of the Imperial Messenger

(Formerly listed as Japanese Gateway Chokushi Man on Gate of the Imperial Messenger,ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS)

10.1.50

II A replica of the famous gateway in Japan. It was made for an exhibition in London in 1910, and presented to the Gardens. Six piers in rectangular formation, with gates hung within centre pair. Timber, with thatched roof, gabled on all four sides. Rich carving within gables, and to screens and corbels below.

Listing NGR: TQ1834576142

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 18345 76142

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