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Court Lodge Cottage, Lenham

Description: Court Lodge Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173878

OS Grid Reference: TQ8985052119
OS Grid Coordinates: 589850, 152119
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2367, 0.7182

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8952 (south side)

10/143 Nos. 4,5,6 and 7 and
Court Lodge Cottage

House row. Early C15, with some re-use of earlier materials and
with later alterations. Timber-framed core. Front elevation
patched red brick with occasional grey brick headers. Left gable
end flint on ground floor, ragstone on first floor, with tile-
hanging above that. Stone, possibly C19,returns for few feet
round front elevation on both floors. Plain tile roof. 1 1/2 storeys
on high stone plinth. Roof half-hipped to left and gabled to
right at junction with slightly lower right end of No. 6. Multiple
brick ridge stack towards left end, large plain brick stack in
front slope of roof off-centre to right, and brick stack in rear
slope of roof of lower end of No. 6. No. 4, to left, has 2 hipped
through dormers, one on either side of stack, No. 5 has a large
2-storey rectangular bay with hipped roof immediately left of the
large plain stack, and No. 6 has 2 hipped eaves dormers to left
and a third in lower right end section. Door to No. 4 beneath stack,
with 4 fielded panels, semi-circular fanlight and flat bracketted
hood. Door to No. 5 to left of 2-storey bay, 1/2-glazed, with
flat bracketted hood. Panelled door to No. 6 with a narrow window
to either side; small semi-circular rubbed brick arch over door
joined by short band to smaller arches over side windows, forming
symmetrical composition. Left gable end has, towards front, a
tall stone jamb of arch to former Medieval gateway to Court Lodge
with small stone door with triangular head behind it. Rear lean-to
to No. 4, short rear wing to No. 5 Interior: exposed beams and
posts and crown-post roof. Interior partly inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8985052119

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Source: English Heritage

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