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Old Shelve, Lenham

Description: Old Shelve

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173872

OS Grid Reference: TQ9241951243
OS Grid Coordinates: 592419, 151243
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2279, 0.7545

Location: Ashford Road, Lenham, Kent ME17 2DT

Locality: Lenham
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 2DT

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SW (south side)

5/137 Old Shelve

Farmhouse. Early-to-mid C17 and early C19. Front range: Early C19.
Red brick in Flemish bond. Right gable end chequered red and
grey brick. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys, attics and cellar.
Half-hipped roof. Rear stack to left and another to right. 2
hipped dormers. Regular fenestration of 3 glazing-bar sashes,
ground-floor windows with segmental heads. Central panelled
door with rectangular fanlight and flat bracketted hood. Rear range:
forming T plan. Early-to-mid C17. Red brick with occasional
grey headers in English bond. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys.
Multiple red brick ridge stack to left of centre and smaller
stack to right end. Regular fenestration of three 2-light
leaded casements. 2 ground-floor casements with segmental heads.
Blocked door with segmental head beneath stack and another further
to right. Garage doors to right end. Interior: C17 features in
rear range. Possible smoking chamber against main flue in attic.
Side purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TQ9241951243

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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