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Springwater Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hildenborough, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2118 / 51°12'42"N

Longitude: 0.2481 / 0°14'53"E

OS Eastings: 557123

OS Northings: 148246

OS Grid: TQ571482

Mapcode National: GBR MNS.X4X

Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.8S1X

Plus Code: 9F32666X+P7

Entry Name: Springwater Cottage

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179555

Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

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

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TQ 54 NE
5/118 Springwater Cottage

Small house, originally a pair of cottages. Circa 1700 with 1830s
alterations. Flemish bond brick to the ground floor, the first floor tile-
hung; peg-tile roof; brick stack.

Plan: Roadside house, facing approximately east. Originally a pair of
adjoining 2-cell cottages, each with a principal room to the front heated from
end stacks with integral rear outshuts and entrances in the centre facing the

Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Mansard roof with sprochetted eaves, gabled
at ends; projecting end stacks, the left hand stack larger with tile-hung set-
offs. Symmetrical 4-window east front with 2 first floor 3-light casements
with diamond leaded panes, a pair of similar 2-light ground floor casements in
the centre flanked by pairs of 1-light casements to left and right. The left
return has a first floor oriel window with iron casements. C20 porch on right
return with a hipped roof.

Interior: There have been some alterations to the plan including the removal
of the partition between the outshut and principal room at the south end and
the removal of the southern staircase. Exposed carpentry, the main beams and
south fireplace lintel bead-moulded.

Roof: Clasped purlin roof with considerable repair. An attractive roadside
house, group value with Nos 35 and 36 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ5710348209

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