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Frittenden School

A Grade II Listed Building in Frittenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1392 / 51°8'21"N

Longitude: 0.5915 / 0°35'29"E

OS Eastings: 581391

OS Northings: 140961

OS Grid: TQ813409

Mapcode National: GBR QV6.DDR

Mapcode Global: VHJN1.6MLK

Entry Name: Frittenden School

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169412

Location: Frittenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Frittenden

Built-Up Area: Frittenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

FRITTENDEN THE STREET
TQ 8040-8140 (north west side)

14/62
Frittenden School
GV II
School. 1845. Red brick and render with plain tiled roof. Open courtyard plan
with schoolmaster's house set within courtyard. Schoolmaster's house (now
offices) of 1 storey and attic with gabled dormer to centre and large gables to
left and to right with applied jettying, framing, pierced bargeboards and
pendants. Moulded stacks to left and to right. Projecting moulded gables to
left and right returns. Two sashes on ground floor and central boarded door in
gabled porch. Classroom wings projecting to left and right, with jettying to
gable ends, pierced bargeboards with pendants, shaped lights in gable apex.
Projecting triangular-shaped mullioned bay to left wing, large sashes to right
hand wing. Three moulded stone cross windows with labels to left return, with
chinoiserie patterned glazing and intrusive mid C20 metal casement, boarded
door. Playground front: symmetrical, with 2 large and smaller central gables
with pierced, moulded and pendant bargeboards. Four wooden casements and two 3
light transomed casements either side of central glazed gabled porch. The
return gables have in addition to the moulded woodwork large kite-shaped glazed
areas in the gables. In Kent especially this is quite advanced work stylisti-
cally for its date.


Listing NGR: TQ8139140961

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