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Hawkhurst Primary School, Hawkhurst

Description: Hawkhurst Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169711

OS Grid Reference: TQ7568329721
OS Grid Coordinates: 575683, 129721
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0400, 0.5046

Location: 24 A229, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4NX

Locality: Hawkhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN18 4NX

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Listing Text

TQ 7429-7529 (north side)

Hawkhurst Primary
School. Built as National schools, 1863, Joseph Clarke, architect at a cost of
£1600. Predominantly red brick with polychrome bands, some stone dressings, and
plain tiled roof. Originally schoolrooms with master's house to left (east).
Main single storey block with brick dogtooth cornice (carried throughout the
ensemble) to gabled roof, with small stack to left, heavily buttressed central
semi-dormer, half-hipped with combined bell tower with moulded cross set in base
and with stumpy pyramidal roof on colonettes, and with projecting buttresses,
half hipped cross wing at right, balanced to left by the almost detached
2-storey and half hipped master's house. Mullioned windows, with chamfered
surrounds and shafts throughout, those to central semi-dormer and cross wing
with transoms, and, as master's house, with relieving arches over, that to cross
wing with cusped roundel. Half-glazed door with sidelights to left in passage
connecting main range and master's house, the latter with half-hipped transverse
wing, with half-glazed door in re-entrant angle, covered by raking and arcaded
porch. Originally detailed additional block to rear in same style, with hipped
roof with louvred dormers and large hipped semi-dormers but with wooden casement

Listing NGR: TQ7567829732

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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