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

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

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 178708

OS Grid Reference: TQ5909447046
OS Grid Coordinates: 559094, 147046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2005, 0.2758

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 North half of the main
School Buildings.
TQ 5947 SW 5/35D


These buildings were added in 1894. Architect Campbell Jones. Sandstone ashlar.
To the south is a tower consisting of 2 carriage arches on ground floor,
2 storeys of 3-light windows above with 3 buttresses rising to the height
of the second floor, then a panel of chequered flints and stone with a
clock face in the centre and above this 4 narrow trefoil-headed lancets;
octagonal turrets with parapet between and tall pyramidal tiled roof.
Then comes a block of 7 windows with 3 lights on ground floor, 2 lights on
1st floor and gabled dormers of 2 lights each on 2nd floor. The section
ends on the north with a smaller tower somewhat similar to that in the
centre of the 1864 range but with its oriel window rising from the 1st to
the 2nd floor. To the north and east of the 1894 block are the Science
Buildings, erected in 1886-7 (Architect E H Burnell) which are not listed.

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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