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Village Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Toy's Hill, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2418 / 51°14'30"N

Longitude: 0.1039 / 0°6'13"E

OS Eastings: 546951

OS Northings: 151287

OS Grid: TQ469512

Mapcode National: GBR LM2.32M

Mapcode Global: VHHPX.R18T

Entry Name: Village Hall

Listing Date: 12 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475131

Location: Brasted, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN16

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Brasted

Built-Up Area: Toy's Hill

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Sundridge St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 45 SE BRASTED TOYS HILL

45/10063 Village Hall

GV II

Village hall also used as chapel. Dated 1910 on ornamental clock. Vernacular Revival style building of roughcast, with tiled gable and tiled roof with roughcast and tiled chimneystacks. One storey and basement. Front has tall tile-hung gable with projecting upper part and pattern of cross in paler coloured tiles to lower half denoting chapel at this end. Triple casement in gable below. Basement, which is here at ground level because of sloping ground, has 4 buttresses (centre ones triangular, end ones truncated triangular, two cambered casements and central doorcase in cambered opening with plank door Above the door is a decorative metal plaque with the date 1910, a clock face, two cherubs heads and leaf motif border. Right side elevation has one casement window and projecting porch to rear with panelled door. Other side similar but without porch. One casement window to rear. Interior has a five bay hall of which the end bay has a platform reached up three steps and is used as a chapel with decorative folding doors and communion rail. This bay has close-studding with plaster infill, diagonal tension braces with criss-cross infill and ogee-bracing at the sides. Roof structure has two tiers of purling and curved windbraces. Each bay has kingpost and two queen posts with square metal pins. Oak panelling halfway up walls with inscription "This panelling is in loving memory of Lucy Pease Fleming who live at Toys Hill 1896-1909 and who loved it." The opposite side has an inscription "In cherished memory of Richard the beloved only son of Owen and Edith Fleming who fell at his post of duty at the battle o the Mareth Line Libya on 22 March 1943, aged 24." Left side vestry with built-in benches, cupboard' and bellrope, right side wooden winder staircase with chamfered corner post to basement.


Listing NGR: TQ4726750343

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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