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Caroline Cottage/Youth Club (The Institute), Lamberhurst

Description: Caroline Cottage/Youth Club (The Institute)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170046

OS Grid Reference: TQ6770336414
OS Grid Coordinates: 567703, 136414
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1025, 0.3940

Location: The Broadway, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8DQ

Locality: Lamberhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN3 8DQ

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Listing Text

TQ 6636-6736
(east side)
8/209 Caroline Cottage/Youth
Club (the Institute)

School/Working Mens Club, now house. 1854 for the Morland family; Caveler and
Hooker of Margate, architects, extended C20. Red brick with blue brick diapering and
ashlar dressings. Ornamentally tiled roof. L-shaped plan. Two storeys on plinth with
quoins and with brick buttresses to projecting wing at left. Roofs with moulded
bargeboarded gables and moulded paired stacks to centre left and corbelled out at
end right, and with 2 gabled half-dormers to centre. Two wooden cross windows on
ground floor and boarded door in half-timbered porch in re-entrant to wing with
arched braced and bargeboarded gable. Projecting wing originally a single storey
hall, with 3 light Perpendicular style depressed arched window with inscription
plaque over. All openings with ashlar surrounds. Single storey and parapet flat
roofed extension to left. The plaque, dated 1854, records three generations of
Caroline Morlands (of Lamberhurst Court Lodge); the building also recorded in Aug.
12 1854 issue of The Builder. Founded originally as an infant school, closed 1876
and re-used as a working mens' club and youth club, converted late C20 to domestic
use. See W. Morland. Lamberhurst School.

Listing NGR: TQ6770336414

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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