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The Victorian Hall and Railed Forecourt, Hawkhurst

Description: The Victorian Hall and Railed Forecourt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169774

OS Grid Reference: TQ7611230541
OS Grid Coordinates: 576112, 130541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0472, 0.5111

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7630-7730 (south side)

17/424 The Victorian Hall and
railed forecourt
Village hall. 1875 by Alfred Williams, architect. Red brick with some tile
hanging and plain tiled roof. Single storeyed hall with 2-storeyed service
end. String course and buttresses to large gabled roof with apsidal outshot
to left, 2 gabled semi-dormers to centre and canted 2-storey bay to right
with bargeboard and pendant, and stack at end right with moulded and arcaded
pair of flues. Mullioned and transomed windows to semi-dormers and bay (first floor only), the latter with side windows. Gabled porches with mullioned fanlights to left and to right with moulded depressed-arched doorways, and panelled doors within. Terracotta plaque to left of right-hand porch
inscribed: Lecture Hall. Left return gable with pigeon-holes. Right return
(and portion of right end of front elevation) tile hung, with terracotta
plaque on chimneystack inscribed: 18
Irregular rear elevation. Railed forecourt, with low brick wall and simple
iron rails, the principals bifurcated with knibbed scrolls.
See BOE, Kent, I, 1980, 317.

Listing NGR: TQ7611230541

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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