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Description: Old School Cottages
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 179324
OS Grid Reference: TQ6956157446
OS Grid Coordinates: 569561, 157446
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2909, 0.4304
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EAST MALLING & LARKFIELD CLARE LANE
TQ 65 NE
Old School Cottages
House and school, now offices. Dated 1781. Limewashed brick. Corbelled brick
eaves to plain tiled roof with part catslide outshut to rear. End stacks and
2 stacks off-ridge to rear of right of centre. 2 small hipped dormers to left.
2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 6 windows on 1st floor and 4 on ground
floor, with smaller central window. 2 panelled doors with moulded flat project-
ing hoods, one bay in from each end. C20 extension at rear (not listed). In
centre of first floor is a plaque with inscriptions in Latin and Greece. Below
this is another plaque inscribed 'This house and school and that at Leybourne
were bath erected and endowed at the sole expense of the Reverend Edward Holme,
Vicar of Birling.
Listing NGR: TQ6956157446
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Source: English Heritage
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