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The Victorian Hall and Railed Forecourt

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0472 / 51°2'50"N

Longitude: 0.5111 / 0°30'39"E

OS Eastings: 576112

OS Northings: 130542

OS Grid: TQ761305

Mapcode National: GBR PTX.B1J

Mapcode Global: FRA C6YB.YSH

Entry Name: The Victorian Hall and Railed Forecourt

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169774

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HAWKHURST RYE ROAD
TQ 7630-7730 (south side)

17/424 The Victorian Hall and
railed forecourt
GV II
Village hall. 1875 by Alfred Williams, architect. Red brick with some tile
hanging and plain tiled roof. Single storeyed hall with 2-storeyed service
end. String course and buttresses to large gabled roof with apsidal outshot
to left, 2 gabled semi-dormers to centre and canted 2-storey bay to right
with bargeboard and pendant, and stack at end right with moulded and arcaded
pair of flues. Mullioned and transomed windows to semi-dormers and bay (first floor only), the latter with side windows. Gabled porches with mullioned fanlights to left and to right with moulded depressed-arched doorways, and panelled doors within. Terracotta plaque to left of right-hand porch
inscribed: Lecture Hall. Left return gable with pigeon-holes. Right return
(and portion of right end of front elevation) tile hung, with terracotta
plaque on chimneystack inscribed: 18
HM
75.
Irregular rear elevation. Railed forecourt, with low brick wall and simple
iron rails, the principals bifurcated with knibbed scrolls.
See BOE, Kent, I, 1980, 317.


Listing NGR: TQ7611230541

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