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Frittenden School, Frittenden

Description: Frittenden School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169412

OS Grid Reference: TQ8139140961
OS Grid Coordinates: 581391, 140961
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1392, 0.5915

Location: The Street, Frittenden, Kent TN17 2DG

Locality: Frittenden
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2DG

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Listing Text

TQ 8040-8140 (north west side)

Frittenden School
School. 1845. Red brick and render with plain tiled roof. Open courtyard plan
with schoolmaster's house set within courtyard. Schoolmaster's house (now
offices) of 1 storey and attic with gabled dormer to centre and large gables to
left and to right with applied jettying, framing, pierced bargeboards and
pendants. Moulded stacks to left and to right. Projecting moulded gables to
left and right returns. Two sashes on ground floor and central boarded door in
gabled porch. Classroom wings projecting to left and right, with jettying to
gable ends, pierced bargeboards with pendants, shaped lights in gable apex.
Projecting triangular-shaped mullioned bay to left wing, large sashes to right
hand wing. Three moulded stone cross windows with labels to left return, with
chinoiserie patterned glazing and intrusive mid C20 metal casement, boarded
door. Playground front: symmetrical, with 2 large and smaller central gables
with pierced, moulded and pendant bargeboards. Four wooden casements and two 3
light transomed casements either side of central glazed gabled porch. The
return gables have in addition to the moulded woodwork large kite-shaped glazed
areas in the gables. In Kent especially this is quite advanced work stylisti-
cally for its date.

Listing NGR: TQ8139140961

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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