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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.


List entry Number: 1124182



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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hawkhurst

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169774

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HAWKHURST RYE ROAD TQ 7630-7730 (south side) 17/424 The Victorian Hall and railed forecourt GV II Village hall. 1875 by Alfred Williams, architect. Red brick with some tile hanging and plain tiled roof. Single storeyed hall with 2-storeyed service end. String course and buttresses to large gabled roof with apsidal outshot to left, 2 gabled semi-dormers to centre and canted 2-storey bay to right with bargeboard and pendant, and stack at end right with moulded and arcaded pair of flues. Mullioned and transomed windows to semi-dormers and bay (first floor only), the latter with side windows. Gabled porches with mullioned fanlights to left and to right with moulded depressed-arched doorways, and panelled doors within. Terracotta plaque to left of right-hand porch inscribed: Lecture Hall. Left return gable with pigeon-holes. Right return (and portion of right end of front elevation) tile hung, with terracotta plaque on chimneystack inscribed: 18 HM 75. Irregular rear elevation. Railed forecourt, with low brick wall and simple iron rails, the principals bifurcated with knibbed scrolls. See BOE, Kent, I, 1980, 317.

Listing NGR: TQ7611230541

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: West Kent and the Weald, (1980), 317

National Grid Reference: TQ 76112 30541


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