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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1069984
English Heritage Legacy ID: 178708
Location: Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN9
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
1. HIGH STREET
1732 (West Side)
The North half of the main
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
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