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Latitude: 51.224 / 51°13'26"N
Longitude: 0.227 / 0°13'37"E
OS Eastings: 555607
OS Northings: 149557
OS Grid: TQ556495
Mapcode National: GBR MNR.B6L
Mapcode Global: VHHPZ.WHCJ
Entry Name: Francis Cottages
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363180
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179651
Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Hildenborough
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
HILDENBOROUGH WATTS CROSS,
TQ 54 NE
2 small houses, originally 4 cottages. Probably early c18. Framed construc-
tion, the first floor tile-hung; peg-tile roof; stacks with brick shafts. Plan:
Originally 4 2-cell cottages, each with a heated room and a service outshot con-
taining the stair. Back-to-back fireplaces in the axial stacks. Exterior: 2
storeys. Originally symmetrical 4-window front with later alterations. Paired
front doors to the centre with C20 porches. 4 first floor and 4 ground floor
windows, some small-pane casements, others with C20 plate glass casements.
Interior: The left hand cottage only inspected. Original carpentry and joinery
survives of a plain character. The original stair has a bead moulded handrail
and balusters. No jowls to the wallposts.
Listing NGR: TQ5560749557
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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