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Lodge at the Entrance to Sackville School

A Grade II Listed Building in Hildenborough, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2168 / 51°13'0"N

Longitude: 0.2391 / 0°14'20"E

OS Eastings: 556475

OS Northings: 148786

OS Grid: TQ564487

Mapcode National: GBR MNS.M94

Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.3P81

Entry Name: Lodge at the Entrance to Sackville School

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179578

Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

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

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Listing Text

HILDENBOROUGH LONDON ROAD (south west side)
TQ 54 NE
5/142 Lodge at the entrance to
- Sackville School
GV II

Lodge at the entrance to a former country house, called Foxbush, now Sackville
School. Probably 1866, contemporary with the house and designed by its
architect, G. Somers Clarke. Flemish bond brick with blue diapering, tile-
hung gables with bands of scalloped tiles; peg-tile roof; brick stack.
Vernacular Revival style.

Plan: Sited at the main entrance to Sackville School, overlooking the drive.
Overall L plan with a porch filling the angle between the 2 blocks; stack at
the junction between the 2 blocks.

Exterior: Single storey and attic. Gabled roof; stack with impressive row of
tall shafts with corbelled brick cornices. Asymmetrical 2-window north east
front, overlooking London Road, with a jettied gable to the left with a
pendant, a 5-light attic window and 1 1-light and 1 2-light ground floor
casement, the 2-light window with a chamfered stone mullion. To the right the
pyramidal porch roof is supported on brackets on timber posts, with moulded
capitals. Plank front door with strap hinges. The right return gable is
coved out, the coving with painted decoration, with a transomed 4-light bay
window to the ground floor. The attic storey of the rear elevation is jettied
and tile-hung. One first and one ground floor 3-light window, the ground
floor window with a high transom.

Interior: Not inspected.

A nicely-detailed building Group Value with Sackville School and listed
buildings on the London Road.


Listing NGR: TQ5633848693

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