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St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Speldhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438498

Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

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

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Listing Text

TQ 53 NW SPELDHURST ASHURST HILL, ASHURST

7/433 St Martin

GV II

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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