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Latitude: 51.2177 / 51°13'3"N
Longitude: 0.235 / 0°14'5"E
OS Eastings: 556184
OS Northings: 148872
OS Grid: TQ561488
Mapcode National: GBR MNS.L6M
Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.1N2D
Entry Name: Mountains Lodge
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179611
Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Hildenborough
Built-Up Area: Tonbridge
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 54 NE
NOBLE TREE ROAD (south side)
Lodge to Mountains (q.v.). Probably 1865, contemporary with the house, and
probably designed by G. Somers Clarke. English bond brick with blue
diapering, the first floor tile-hung with bands of scalloped tiles; peg-tile
roof with ornamental ridge tiles; brick stack; Tudor style.
Plan: Sited inside the gate piers of Mountains and associated with a stable
yard (q.v.). The Lodge faces east, overlooking the drive to the house. 2
rooms wide, with a central entrance, probably facing a stair, with a rear
right service outshut, all the rooms apparently served from one rear lateral
Exterior: 2 storeys. Roof half-hipped at the right end, gabled at the left
end. Originally symmetrical 3-bay front elevation, the first floor jettied
out on curved brackets with a moulded jetty beam, the centre bay projecting
and gabled to the front on the first floor with an open porch below. The
gable, which is treated in imitation of timber-framing, has curly bargeboards
with pierced roundels. The porch has chamfered stopped posts, moulded caps, a
Tudor arched lintel and original tiling. Ground floor window right is
original, a deeply recessed 2-light casement with a brick mullion and stone
lintel. The left hand ground floor window has been replaced in the C20 by a
canted brick bay glazed with small-pane casements. One 1-light original
window in the centre bay, the rest of the first floor is blind. The left
(south) return has pierced bargeboards and a 2-light C19 casement. The rear
elevation has a lateral stack with 3 brick shafts with corbelled coping. The
service outshut is diapered with 4-pane C19 sashes with stone lintels. The
outshut appears to have been extended.
Interior: Not inspected but may retain original features of interest.
Low iron railings to the garden in front of the Lodge and a section of
diapered brick wall adjoining the south end are included in the listing.
A very nicely-detailed Tudor style lodge. Group value with the stable
buildings, gate piers and gate and Mountains.
Listing NGR: TQ5618448872
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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