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THE SOUTH HALF OF THE MAIN SCHOOL BUILDINGS TONBRIDGE 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: THE SOUTH HALF OF THE MAIN SCHOOL BUILDINGS TONBRIDGE SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1124184

Location

THE SOUTH HALF OF THE MAIN SCHOOL BUILDINGS, HIGH STREET
TONBRIDGE SCHOOL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jan-1972

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 178707

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. HIGH STREET 1732 (West Side)

Tonbridge School

The South half of the main School Buildings. TQ 5946 NW 3/35C TQ 5947 SW 5/35C

II

2. 1864. Architect E H Burnell. file section of the School built at this date is a good example-of mid-Victorian "Gilbert Scott" Gothic. 3 storeys. 12 windows. Sandstone ashlar. Castellated parapet. Blue slate roof with 2 horizontal lines of 5 courses each of green slates inserted along the centre. The building is divided into 2 sections by a small tower in the centre. The south section has 6 windows of 3 trefoil-headed lights each with stone mullions on ground floor, square-headed windows with stone transoms as well as mullions on first floor and pairs of trefoil-headed lancets on 2nd floor. The tower has 4 storeys, buttresses at angles and 4-light oriel window on 1st floor. The north section has 6 pointed windows of 2 trefoil-headed lancets each extending from ground to 1st floor plus 1 window bay of square-headed windows on both floors containing 4 lights each with 2 transoms; on the 2nd floor of whole section 14 trefoil-headed lancets.

Listing NGR: TQ5906547021

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National Grid Reference: TQ 59076 46988

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