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Latitude: 51.0472 / 51°2'50"N
Longitude: 0.5111 / 0°30'39"E
OS Eastings: 576112
OS Northings: 130542
OS Grid: TQ761305
Mapcode National: GBR PTX.B1J
Mapcode Global: FRA C6YB.YSH
Entry Name: The Victorian Hall and Railed Forecourt
Listing Date: 22 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124182
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169774
Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Hawkhurst
Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
HAWKHURST RYE ROAD
TQ 7630-7730 (south side)
17/424 The Victorian Hall and
Village hall. 1875 by Alfred Williams, architect. Red brick with some tile
hanging and plain tiled roof. Single storeyed hall with 2-storeyed service
end. String course and buttresses to large gabled roof with apsidal outshot
to left, 2 gabled semi-dormers to centre and canted 2-storey bay to right
with bargeboard and pendant, and stack at end right with moulded and arcaded
pair of flues. Mullioned and transomed windows to semi-dormers and bay (first floor only), the latter with side windows. Gabled porches with mullioned fanlights to left and to right with moulded depressed-arched doorways, and panelled doors within. Terracotta plaque to left of right-hand porch
inscribed: Lecture Hall. Left return gable with pigeon-holes. Right return
(and portion of right end of front elevation) tile hung, with terracotta
plaque on chimneystack inscribed: 18
Irregular rear elevation. Railed forecourt, with low brick wall and simple
iron rails, the principals bifurcated with knibbed scrolls.
See BOE, Kent, I, 1980, 317.
Listing NGR: TQ7611230541
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