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Francis Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Hildenborough, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.224 / 51°13'26"N

Longitude: 0.227 / 0°13'37"E

OS Eastings: 555607

OS Northings: 149557

OS Grid: TQ556495

Mapcode National: GBR MNR.B6L

Mapcode Global: VHHPZ.WHCJ

Entry Name: Francis Cottages

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179651

Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hildenborough

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 WATTS CROSS,
TQ 54 NE
London Road
5/217
Francis Cottages

II

2 small houses, originally 4 cottages. Probably early c18. Framed construc-
tion, the first floor tile-hung; peg-tile roof; stacks with brick shafts. Plan:
Originally 4 2-cell cottages, each with a heated room and a service outshot con-
taining the stair. Back-to-back fireplaces in the axial stacks. Exterior: 2
storeys. Originally symmetrical 4-window front with later alterations. Paired
front doors to the centre with C20 porches. 4 first floor and 4 ground floor
windows, some small-pane casements, others with C20 plate glass casements.
Interior: The left hand cottage only inspected. Original carpentry and joinery
survives of a plain character. The original stair has a bead moulded handrail
and balusters. No jowls to the wallposts.


Listing NGR: TQ5560749557

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