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Description: Kilndown Church of England Primary School
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169481
OS Grid Reference: TQ7005035226
OS Grid Coordinates: 570050, 135226
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0911, 0.4269
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GOUDHURST CHURCH ROAD
TQ 73 NW (east side)
5/131 Kilndown Church of
England Primary School
School. Mid C19. Dressed sandstone with plain tiled roof. Master's house, with
cross-wing, with school range to rear, executed in Tudor-Gothic style. One storey
and attic, the entrance front with kneelered parapet gables, 3 gabled dormers, and
projecting gabled 2-storey wing to left with offset stack with lozenge-set flues,
and label-hooded 2-light traceried window on each floor, main range with similar
gabled porch, with arcaded sides and stone side benches. Right return with
staggered 3-light gable window, and arched 2-light ground floor window, with
quatrefoil over, and hood-mould, and quatrefoil and lozenge moulded surround to
shield with Latin motto. School range of 1 storey and attic, with 2 gabled
dormers, projecting 2 storeyed gables to left and right, with mullioned windows
with label heads, with additional bay to end right, with arched doorway. Attri-
buted to Alexander Roos (1846) by BOE, Kent I, 1980, p 354, but Kelly records the
school 1869, and attributed to Mr Norris, Carpenter and Slater's Clerk of Works at
Kilndown Church) and dedicated 1869 (Parish magazine, quoted Goudhurst Coronation
Book, W Tiffin).
Listing NGR: TQ7005035226
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Source: English Heritage
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