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Brenchley Almshouses, Maidstone

Description: Brenchley Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 173378

OS Grid Reference: TQ7642355726
OS Grid Coordinates: 576423, 155726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2734, 0.5279

Location: A20, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1BH

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 1BH

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 76 to 82 (even)
(Brenchley Almshouses)
TQ 7655 NW 2/83 21.6.7l.

Dated 1789. 2 storeys red brick. Hipped tiled roof with leaded ridges. Modillion
eaves cornice and stringoourse. 4 casement windows. Doorcases with flat hoods
over, Nos 78 and 80 having a joint one. Inscription on a tablet records that
'These almshouses were built A.D. 1789 by John Brenchley Esq in his life time
for tle reception and£support of decay'd housekeepers of this town and endowed
with a donation of £12 per annum to each for ever'.

Nos 70 to 86 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7641755728

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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