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Latitude: 51.2105 / 51°12'37"N
Longitude: 0.2551 / 0°15'18"E
OS Eastings: 557610
OS Northings: 148117
OS Grid: TQ576481
Mapcode National: GBR MNZ.590
Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.CTPW
Entry Name: Hilden Cottages
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248073
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179575
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
5/138 Nos 83 and 85 (Hilden Cottages)
Pair of adjoining cottages. Probably early C19. Brick ground floor, the
first floor framed construction with tile-hanging; peg-tile roof; brick
Plan: North-facing. A pair of adjoining mirror plan cottages, each
consisting of a principal parlour/kitchen at the front, heated from end
stacks, with unheated service rooms in integral rear outshuts. Each cottage
has a straight stair rising against the party wall and front doors on the
north elevation towards the centre. The right hand cottage, No 85, has been
modernized inside to the partition between the main room and outshut has been
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay front, the left hand
cottage, No 83, preserving the early C19 plank front door, No 85 with a C20
front door. Small pane C19 and C20 timber casement windows, 3-light to the
ground floor, 2 2-light windows to the first floor and 2 flat-roofed attic
dormers with diamond leaded panes. Projecting end stacks with tile-hung off-
sets, the left end stack with a projecting bread oven.
Interior: No 85 modernized but preserving its original stair. No 83 is very
complete internally with early C19 joinery. The framing, exposed on the
interior of No 83, is close-studded and of slender scanthing.
Roof: Not inspected.
A pair of small, attractive vernacular cottages.
Listing NGR: TQ5580049400
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