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Weald House at Maidstone Prison, Maidstone

Description: Weald House at Maidstone Prison

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 July 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 173250

OS Grid Reference: TQ7609756312
OS Grid Coordinates: 576097, 156312
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2787, 0.5235

Location: 1 County Road, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2AS

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 2AS

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Listing Text

(South-East Side)
Weald House at Maidstone Prison
TQ 7656 SW 5/179B 26.7.73.

Built 1809-l8ll by Daniel Alexander. This is one of the original cell blocks
but has had a recent addition in pre-cast concrete to its north-east elevation.
The south-west elevation is of 3 storeys Kentish ragstone. Wide eaves cornice.
21 segmental barred windows on the upper floors. Stringcourse between ground
and 1st floors. The ground floor windows are set in blocked round-headed arcading.
Slate roof with octagonal stone chimney pots. Pedimented side elevations.

All the listed buildings at Maidstone prison form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7609756312

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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