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Club Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Hildenborough, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2237 / 51°13'25"N

Longitude: 0.2435 / 0°14'36"E

OS Eastings: 556758

OS Northings: 149558

OS Grid: TQ567495

Mapcode National: GBR MNS.8C2

Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.5HLR

Entry Name: Club Cottages

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179634

Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hildenborough

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HILDENBOROUGH RIDING LANE (west side)
TQ 54 NE
5/201 Nos 5-8 inclusive, Club
- Cottages

GV II

Row of 4 adjoining cottages. Mid C19 but incorporating the remains of a
probably early C17 house. Flemish bond brick, tile-hung to the first floor
with bands of ornamental tiles; peg-tile roof; brick stacks.

Plan: An east-facing range, Nos 6 and 8 double-fronted. The principal rooms
are heated from end stacks and shared axial stacks. Nos 5 and 6 have a circa
early C17 core. The plan of the C17 house has been obscured by new partitions
but No 6 appears to include most of the parlour or hall of a framed house with
originally unheated service end to the north. Part of the hall or parlour is
included in No 5 which also incorporates what seems to be the left (south) end
frame of the early house.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Roof hipped at ends. Asymmetrical 1:2:1:2 window
front, Nos 5 and 7 with porches to the right. Identical porches to each
cottage with hipped peg-tile roofs on rustic posts, the porch of No 8 has been
filled in but the C19 posts survive. The cottages all preserve their C19
plank and cover strip front doors and original C19 windows: 2-light casements
to the first floor, 3-light. to the ground floor, each with 2-panes per light,
except No 8 where 3 of the windows are C20 replacements.

Interior: Nos 5 and 6 inspected. These retain some probably C17 joists to
the ground floor rooms and an open fireplace (half in each cottage) with
chamfered stone jambs and a scroll-stopped lintel. Some of the original wall-
framing survives on the first floor. Wall posts with jowls support a clasped
purlin roof with wind braces. No 5 includes a queen strut arrangement.

These cottages form a group with Nos 1-4, a detached row immediately to the
south.


Listing NGR: TQ5675849558

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