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Caroline Cottage/Youth Club (The Institute)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1025 / 51°6'9"N

Longitude: 0.394 / 0°23'38"E

OS Eastings: 567703

OS Northings: 136414

OS Grid: TQ677364

Mapcode National: GBR NRN.Y41

Mapcode Global: VHJN3.SK45

Entry Name: Caroline Cottage/Youth Club (The Institute)

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170046

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Built-Up Area: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LAMBERHURST SCHOOL HILL
TQ 6636-6736
(east side)
8/209 Caroline Cottage/Youth
Club (the Institute)
GV II

School/Working Mens Club, now house. 1854 for the Morland family; Caveler and
Hooker of Margate, architects, extended C20. Red brick with blue brick diapering and
ashlar dressings. Ornamentally tiled roof. L-shaped plan. Two storeys on plinth with
quoins and with brick buttresses to projecting wing at left. Roofs with moulded
bargeboarded gables and moulded paired stacks to centre left and corbelled out at
end right, and with 2 gabled half-dormers to centre. Two wooden cross windows on
ground floor and boarded door in half-timbered porch in re-entrant to wing with
arched braced and bargeboarded gable. Projecting wing originally a single storey
hall, with 3 light Perpendicular style depressed arched window with inscription
plaque over. All openings with ashlar surrounds. Single storey and parapet flat
roofed extension to left. The plaque, dated 1854, records three generations of
Caroline Morlands (of Lamberhurst Court Lodge); the building also recorded in Aug.
12 1854 issue of The Builder. Founded originally as an infant school, closed 1876
and re-used as a working mens' club and youth club, converted late C20 to domestic
use. See W. Morland. Lamberhurst School.


Listing NGR: TQ6770336414

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