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The South Half of the Main School Buildings Tonbridge School, Tonbridge

Description: The South Half of the Main School Buildings Tonbridge School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 178707

OS Grid Reference: TQ5907646988
OS Grid Coordinates: 559076, 146988
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2000, 0.2755

Location: 212 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1JP

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

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Listing Text

1732 (West Side)

Tonbridge School

The South half of the
main School Buildings.
TQ 5946 NW 3/35C
TQ 5947 SW 5/35C


1864. Architect E H Burnell. file section of the School built at this date
is a good example-of mid-Victorian "Gilbert Scott" Gothic. 3 storeys. 12
windows. Sandstone ashlar. Castellated parapet. Blue slate roof with
2 horizontal lines of 5 courses each of green slates inserted along the
centre. The building is divided into 2 sections by a small tower in the
centre. The south section has 6 windows of 3 trefoil-headed lights each
with stone mullions on ground floor, square-headed windows with stone
transoms as well as mullions on first floor and pairs of trefoil-headed
lancets on 2nd floor. The tower has 4 storeys, buttresses at angles and
4-light oriel window on 1st floor. The north section has 6 pointed windows
of 2 trefoil-headed lancets each extending from ground to 1st floor plus
1 window bay of square-headed windows on both floors containing 4 lights
each with 2 transoms; on the 2nd floor of whole section 14 trefoil-headed

Listing NGR: TQ5906547021

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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