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6-11, Church Street, Tonbridge

Description: 6-11, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 178665

OS Grid Reference: TQ5917146697
OS Grid Coordinates: 559171, 146697
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1973, 0.2767

Location: Church Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1HD

Locality: Tonbridge
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN9 1HD

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Listing Text

Nos 6 to 11 (consec)
TQ 5946 NW 3/54


Almshouses originally founded in 1648 but rebuilt on the same site in 1847
in cottage Gothic style. The main front looks north over the Churchyard.
Rough ashlar with faced stone quoins. The building consists of a single-
storey centre portion containing 2 windows, 2 doorways and a gable in the
centre, and 2 projecting wings of 2 storeys and 1 window each with gables
over. Tiled roof. Octagonal white brick chimneys on stone bases. Windows
and doorways in stone architrave surrounds. Casement windows with lozenge-
shaped panes. The centre gable contains a stone recording the date and
rebuilding of the Almshouses. The east front facing the street is similar
to the Churchyard front except that it has no gable in the centre.

Nos I to 11 (consec) form a group with the Outbuilding opposite The Rose
and Crown Tap, High Street

Listing NGR: TQ5916546696

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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