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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: 1251204



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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Capel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433861

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5/215 Nos 9 and 10


Pair of cottages built circa 1919 as a First World War memorial. Red brick with stone ashlar dressings; brick stacks and chimneyshafts; diaper tile roof.

Plan: Pair of mirror-plan cottages facing south east on a bank above the road. Overall T-plan building. In the main block each cottage has 2 rooms either side of a large axial stack serving back-to-back fireplaces. Each end are projecting gable-end stacks. In the centre each cottage has a one-room plan parlour projecting forward under parallel roofs.

Single storey.

Exterior: Symmetrical 1:2:1-window front of timber casements containing rectangular panes of leaded glass, the front parlour ones are taller with mullions and transoms. The doorways are at the back of the outer walls of the front parlour wing (both contain replacement part-glazed doors),and are sheltered by flat roofed verandahs across the front of the main block and carried on brick piers. Main block roof is gable-ended. The front parlour wing has a double-gabled front end with stone coping and there is a stone band across the front at eaves level which is inscribed in Roman serif capitals "In memory of those who fell in the War, 1914-1918". Between the windows below are 3 plaques inscribed with the names of the dead of the parish and these are cleverly framed by the dividing iron rainwater drainpipes.

Interior: Not inspected.

This pair of attractive cottages make an unusual but useful war memorial.

Listing NGR: TQ6318044882

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 1 December 2016.

Selected Sources

War Memorials Online, accessed 01/12/2016 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 01/12/2016 from

National Grid Reference: TQ 63180 44882


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