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FRITTENDEN SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FRITTENDEN SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1116159

Location

FRITTENDEN SCHOOL, THE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frittenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169412

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FRITTENDEN THE STREET TQ 8040-8140 (north west side) 14/62 Frittenden School GV II School. 1845. Red brick and render with plain tiled roof. Open courtyard plan with schoolmaster's house set within courtyard. Schoolmaster's house (now offices) of 1 storey and attic with gabled dormer to centre and large gables to left and to right with applied jettying, framing, pierced bargeboards and pendants. Moulded stacks to left and to right. Projecting moulded gables to left and right returns. Two sashes on ground floor and central boarded door in gabled porch. Classroom wings projecting to left and right, with jettying to gable ends, pierced bargeboards with pendants, shaped lights in gable apex. Projecting triangular-shaped mullioned bay to left wing, large sashes to right hand wing. Three moulded stone cross windows with labels to left return, with chinoiserie patterned glazing and intrusive mid C20 metal casement, boarded door. Playground front: symmetrical, with 2 large and smaller central gables with pierced, moulded and pendant bargeboards. Four wooden casements and two 3 light transomed casements either side of central glazed gabled porch. The return gables have in addition to the moulded woodwork large kite-shaped glazed areas in the gables. In Kent especially this is quite advanced work stylisti- cally for its date.

Listing NGR: TQ8139140961

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National Grid Reference: TQ 81391 40961

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