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Springwater Cottage, Hildenborough

Description: Springwater Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179555

OS Grid Reference: TQ5712348246
OS Grid Coordinates: 557123, 148246
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2118, 0.2481

Location: 22 B2027, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9AB

Locality: Hildenborough
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 9AB

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Listing Text

TQ 54 NE
5/118 Springwater Cottage

Small house, originally a pair of cottages. Circa 1700 with 1830s
alterations. Flemish bond brick to the ground floor, the first floor tile-
hung; peg-tile roof; brick stack.

Plan: Roadside house, facing approximately east. Originally a pair of
adjoining 2-cell cottages, each with a principal room to the front heated from
end stacks with integral rear outshuts and entrances in the centre facing the

Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Mansard roof with sprochetted eaves, gabled
at ends; projecting end stacks, the left hand stack larger with tile-hung set-
offs. Symmetrical 4-window east front with 2 first floor 3-light casements
with diamond leaded panes, a pair of similar 2-light ground floor casements in
the centre flanked by pairs of 1-light casements to left and right. The left
return has a first floor oriel window with iron casements. C20 porch on right
return with a hipped roof.

Interior: There have been some alterations to the plan including the removal
of the partition between the outshut and principal room at the south end and
the removal of the southern staircase. Exposed carpentry, the main beams and
south fireplace lintel bead-moulded.

Roof: Clasped purlin roof with considerable repair. An attractive roadside
house, group value with Nos 35 and 36 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ5710348209

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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