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The Old Sessions House

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2786 / 51°16'42"N

Longitude: 0.5223 / 0°31'20"E

OS Eastings: 576017

OS Northings: 156294

OS Grid: TQ760562

Mapcode National: GBR PR1.T19

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.04H5

Entry Name: The Old Sessions House

Listing Date: 26 July 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173247

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Locality: North

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Text

BOXLEY ROAD
1.
5278
(South-East Side)
The Old Sessions House
TQ 7656 SW 5/121 26.7.73.
II
2.
Architect Sir Robert Smirke 1824. 2 storeys ashlar, recently refaced. It
consists of a centre and 2 slightly projecting wings. Parapet and modillion
cornice with a blocking course above the centre. The lst floor has 3 round-headed
windows in the centre portion and 1 square leaded window in each wing wih glazing
bars intact. The ground floor has a wide round-headed doorway with semi-circular
fanlight and double doors of 8 panels each and narrow round-headed window in
each wing. 6 stone steps to street level. Plinth. The interior contains
a stone staircase with I wooden Doric column to each step.


Listing NGR: TQ7601756294

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