The Old Sessions House, Maidstone
Description: The Old Sessions House
Date Listed: 26 July 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 173247
OS Grid Reference: TQ7601756294
OS Grid Coordinates: 576017, 156294
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2786, 0.5223
Location: 45 Lower Boxley Road, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2AS
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The Old Sessions House
TQ 7656 SW 5/121 26.7.73.
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
Source: English Heritage
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