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The South Half of the Main School Buildings tonbridge School

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonbridge and Malling, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2 / 51°11'59"N

Longitude: 0.2755 / 0°16'31"E

OS Eastings: 559076

OS Northings: 146988

OS Grid: TQ590469

Mapcode National: GBR MP0.QGY

Mapcode Global: VHHQ6.Q3JF

Entry Name: The South Half of the Main School Buildings tonbridge School

Listing Date: 20 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178707

Location: Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN9

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Town: Tonbridge and Malling

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Tonbridge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1. HIGH STREET
1732 (West Side)

Tonbridge School

The South half of the
main School Buildings.
TQ 5946 NW 3/35C
TQ 5947 SW 5/35C

II

2.
1864. Architect E H Burnell. file section of the School built at this date
is a good example-of mid-Victorian "Gilbert Scott" Gothic. 3 storeys. 12
windows. Sandstone ashlar. Castellated parapet. Blue slate roof with
2 horizontal lines of 5 courses each of green slates inserted along the
centre. The building is divided into 2 sections by a small tower in the
centre. The south section has 6 windows of 3 trefoil-headed lights each
with stone mullions on ground floor, square-headed windows with stone
transoms as well as mullions on first floor and pairs of trefoil-headed
lancets on 2nd floor. The tower has 4 storeys, buttresses at angles and
4-light oriel window on 1st floor. The north section has 6 pointed windows
of 2 trefoil-headed lancets each extending from ground to 1st floor plus
1 window bay of square-headed windows on both floors containing 4 lights
each with 2 transoms; on the 2nd floor of whole section 14 trefoil-headed
lancets.


Listing NGR: TQ5906547021

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