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The North Half of the Main School Buildings tonbridge School

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2005 / 51°12'1"N

Longitude: 0.2758 / 0°16'32"E

OS Eastings: 559094

OS Northings: 147046

OS Grid: TQ590470

Mapcode National: GBR MP0.QJY

Mapcode Global: VHHQ6.Q3N1

Entry Name: The North Half of the Main School Buildings tonbridge School

Listing Date: 20 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178708

Location: Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN9

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Town: Tonbridge and Malling

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Tonbridge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1732 (West Side)

Tonbridge School

The North half of the main
School Buildings.
TQ 5947 SW 5/35D


These buildings were added in 1894. Architect Campbell Jones. Sandstone ashlar.
To the south is a tower consisting of 2 carriage arches on ground floor,
2 storeys of 3-light windows above with 3 buttresses rising to the height
of the second floor, then a panel of chequered flints and stone with a
clock face in the centre and above this 4 narrow trefoil-headed lancets;
octagonal turrets with parapet between and tall pyramidal tiled roof.
Then comes a block of 7 windows with 3 lights on ground floor, 2 lights on
1st floor and gabled dormers of 2 lights each on 2nd floor. The section
ends on the north with a smaller tower somewhat similar to that in the
centre of the 1864 range but with its oriel window rising from the 1st to
the 2nd floor. To the north and east of the 1894 block are the Science
Buildings, erected in 1886-7 (Architect E H Burnell) which are not listed.

Listing NGR: TQ5906547021

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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