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Old School Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Ditton, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2909 / 51°17'27"N

Longitude: 0.4304 / 0°25'49"E

OS Eastings: 569561

OS Northings: 157447

OS Grid: TQ695574

Mapcode National: GBR NPL.1MR

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.DTW8

Entry Name: Old School Cottages

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179324

Location: East Malling and Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: East Malling and Larkfield

Built-Up Area: Ditton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: East Malling St James

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 65 NE
(south side)
Old School Cottages
- II

House and school, now offices. Dated 1781. Limewashed brick. Corbelled brick
eaves to plain tiled roof with part catslide outshut to rear. End stacks and
2 stacks off-ridge to rear of right of centre. 2 small hipped dormers to left.
2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 6 windows on 1st floor and 4 on ground
floor, with smaller central window. 2 panelled doors with moulded flat project-
ing hoods, one bay in from each end. C20 extension at rear (not listed). In
centre of first floor is a plaque with inscriptions in Latin and Greece. Below
this is another plaque inscribed 'This house and school and that at Leybourne
were bath erected and endowed at the sole expense of the Reverend Edward Holme,
Vicar of Birling.

Listing NGR: TQ6956157446

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