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The Lodge, Nizels, Hildenborough

Description: The Lodge, Nizels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179595

OS Grid Reference: TQ5459950398
OS Grid Coordinates: 554599, 150398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2318, 0.2130

Location: Nizels Lane, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 8NX

Locality: Hildenborough
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 8NX

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Listing Text

TQ 55 SW
1/162 The Lodge, Nizels

Lodge to Nizels House (q.v.). Circa 1840s, possibly enlarged in the late
C19/early C20. The north block is English bond brick, the south block Flemish
bond; peg-tile roof with ornamental diamond patterns; 2 brick stacks. Tudor

Plan and Development: Overall T plan. The Lodge faces south, overlooking the
drive to Nizels House with a canted bay observation window. Entrance on the
east elevation. The building consists of 2 blocks at right angles, the north
block, judging from the brickwork, may be earlier; if so, the south block has
been carefully designed to match it. There is a stack at the north end of the
north block and an axial stack at the junction between the north and south
blocks. There is a C20 single-storey flat-roofed addition at right angles to
the north block on the west side.

Exterior: Very unspoiled externally with curly pierced bargeboards with
pendants and finials to all the gables and a complete set of C19 2-light iron
casements with sexagonal panes. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1 window south
elevation, slightly projecting and gabled to the front at the left (west). To
the right there is a canted bay to the ground floor with a pyramidal roof with
fish-scale tiles below a gabled dormer. 1:2 east elevation, the projecting
gabled end of the south block to the left with a C20 door below a rubbed brick
flat arch with a window alongside to the right. The east front of the north
block, to the right has 2 ground floor casements and a gabled dormer. The
rear (west) elevation of the north block also preserves a gabled dormer with
curly bargeboards and an original window.

Interior: Not inspected.

Group value with the gate piers and gate (q.v.) at the entrance to the drive
to Nizels House.

Listing NGR: TQ5467849570

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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