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Description: Lamberhust Primary School
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170048
OS Grid Reference: TQ6769436503
OS Grid Coordinates: 567694, 136503
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1033, 0.3939
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LAMBERHURST SCHOOL HILL
8/211 Lamberhurst Primary
School. 1834-6, largely extended 1846-56 and again 1877. Hooker of Brenchley,
architect. Red brick with sandstone ashlar dressings and plain tiled roof. Two
storeys on plinth with string course and quoins and projecting end bays, with 3
shaped gables to centre section and to each end gable, with clock tower to centre
left in re-entrant to left hand gable, with broach spire and lucarnes; moulded
stacks to end right and to left. Stone mullioned windows to tower, otherwise wooden
mullioned and mullioned and transomed windows, with label hoods in gables; five bay
frontage in all, including tower. Boarded door in four centred arched surround in
gabled porch projecting from clock tower, with similar doorway to right return.
Plaque in left hand gable (the former Master's House) with initials W.A.M., recording
William Morland, by whose legacy of £200 in 1846, the original single storey block
was extended, raised and decorated, and date of 1877 in right hand gable, recording
the addition of this wing. See W.Morland, Lamberhurst School.
Listing NGR: TQ6769436503
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Source: English Heritage
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