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Hawkhurst Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.04 / 51°2'23"N

Longitude: 0.5046 / 0°30'16"E

OS Eastings: 575683

OS Northings: 129721

OS Grid: TQ756297

Mapcode National: GBR PTX.NDW

Mapcode Global: FRA C6YC.GF2

Plus Code: 9F322GQ3+XR

Entry Name: Hawkhurst Primary School

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169711

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 7429-7529 (north side)

Hawkhurst Primary
School. Built as National schools, 1863, Joseph Clarke, architect at a cost of
£1600. Predominantly red brick with polychrome bands, some stone dressings, and
plain tiled roof. Originally schoolrooms with master's house to left (east).
Main single storey block with brick dogtooth cornice (carried throughout the
ensemble) to gabled roof, with small stack to left, heavily buttressed central
semi-dormer, half-hipped with combined bell tower with moulded cross set in base
and with stumpy pyramidal roof on colonettes, and with projecting buttresses,
half hipped cross wing at right, balanced to left by the almost detached
2-storey and half hipped master's house. Mullioned windows, with chamfered
surrounds and shafts throughout, those to central semi-dormer and cross wing
with transoms, and, as master's house, with relieving arches over, that to cross
wing with cusped roundel. Half-glazed door with sidelights to left in passage
connecting main range and master's house, the latter with half-hipped transverse
wing, with half-glazed door in re-entrant angle, covered by raking and arcaded
porch. Originally detailed additional block to rear in same style, with hipped
roof with louvred dormers and large hipped semi-dormers but with wooden casement

Listing NGR: TQ7567829732

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