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Latitude: 51.1309 / 51°7'51"N
Longitude: 0.1586 / 0°9'31"E
OS Eastings: 551135
OS Northings: 139063
OS Grid: TQ511390
Mapcode National: GBR LNH.4WL
Mapcode Global: VHHQB.PTQX
Entry Name: St Martin
Listing Date: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067585
English Heritage Legacy ID: 438498
Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Speldhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Speldhurst St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 53 NW SPELDHURST ASHURST HILL, ASHURST
7/433 St Martin
House, now divided into flats. Early C19 with later C19 extensions to rear,
refurbished and divided into flats circa 1980. Painted brick with stucco
quoins; painted brick stacks and chimneyshafts; slate roof.
Plan: Main block faces south east towards the Church of St Martin (q.v.). It
has a double depth plan. Central entrance hall and main staircase with front
and back rooms each side heated by projecting gable-end stacks (most now
disused). Former services and extensions to rear. Parallel block linked to
rear of the main block by a short crosswing.
2 storeys with attic rooms in the roofspace and basements below rear blocks.
Exterior: Symmetrical 3- window front of C19 sash windows; 16-pane sashes to
the outer bays and central first floor 12-pane sash. Central front doorway
contains a 4-panel door with an overlight behind a stucco Tuscan porch with
moulded entablature. Stucco quoins on the end corners and flat stucco band at
first floor level. Plain eaves and main roof is gable-ended. Rear end
extensions have various C19 and C20 windows but gable-ended rear block
includes a number of sash windows with margin panes.
Interior: Not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ5113539060
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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