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Sutton Valence School Block Erected 1910-1914, Sutton Valence

Description: Sutton Valence School Block Erected 1910-1914

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 174165

OS Grid Reference: TQ8123449348
OS Grid Coordinates: 581234, 149348
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2146, 0.5935

Location: School Lane, Sutton Valence, Kent ME17 3LR

Locality: Sutton Valence
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 3LR

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Listing Text

TQ 8049-8149
(east side)
7/145 Sutton Valence
School, Block erected

School. 1910-14 by Adams, Holden and Pearson. Red brick in
English bond. South ends of wings stone on ground floor, tile-
hung above. Plain tile roofs. Courtyard plan, open to south,
with outward-turning south ends to side ranges and assembly
room projecting north from centre of north range. North range
2 storeys and attics with taller rectangular brick stair turret
of irregular outline to each end. East and west ranges 3 tall
storeys, and their south end ranges 3 lower storeys, all on
stone plinth. Flush bands of thin coursed tiles above ground
and first-floor windows. Plain parapet to north range. Parapet
with moulded wooden eaves cornice to south end ranges.
Asymmetrical gabling to south ends of side ranges, with broad
panelled terminal stacks. Ridge stack and gable end stack to
each turned end. 2 dormers to north range. 4-light wooden
cross windows; 7 to each side range, breaking eaves, and 9 to
north, central 3 within canted bay. 3 further single lights
to each end of north range. Lunette windows with stained glass
to assembly rooms. Various sets of panelled double doors.
Brick and tile vaulted passageway towards each end of north
range. Central leaded clock tower. Stone coat of arms above
central door. Interior not inspected. School founded 1576 by
William Lambe.

Listing NGR: TQ8123449348

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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