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Latitude: 51.2158 / 51°12'56"N
Longitude: 0.2427 / 0°14'33"E
OS Eastings: 556728
OS Northings: 148675
OS Grid: TQ567486
Mapcode National: GBR MNS.N66
Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.5P4V
Entry Name: Drinking Fountain Opposite No 156, London Road, Including Cast Iron Railings
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070434
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179577
Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Hildenborough
Built-Up Area: Tonbridge
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
HILDENBOROUGH LONDON ROAD (south west side)
TQ 54 NE
5/140 Drinking fountain opposite
- No 156, London Road,
including cast iron railings.
Drinking fountain and enclosing railings. 1887, commemorating Queen
Victoria's Jubilee. Portland stone and granite; cast iron railings. Gothic
Plan: A gabled stone structure on a battered, coped stone base. The fountain
is in a trefoil-headed niche with a date of 1887 in a quatrefoil above and
"The Jubilee of Queen Victoria" lettered round the outside of the niche. The
fountain has a pink polished granite bowl and back and a spout mechanism (not
in working order) with cast letters reading "J. Tylor and Sons Ltd, 2 Newgate
St., London". Short sections of contemporary cast iron railings to either
side and enclosing the rear have cylindrical verticals and elongated fleur de
A good example of late Victorian street furniture.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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