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Description: Douglas Almshouses (South Row)
Date Listed: 7 May 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 173885
OS Grid Reference: TQ8984952237
OS Grid Coordinates: 589849, 152237
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2377, 0.7183
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LENHAM FAVERSHAM ROAD
TQ 8952 (west side)
10/150 Douglas Almshouses
7.5.71. (south Row)
Almshouses. Mid C19. Red brick, largely in header bond, with
plain tile roof. Small area of banded plain and fishscale tile-
hanging on first floor, to right of centre. At right-angles
to road, forming south side of an unenclosed courtyard. 2 storeys.
Projecting eaves with flat soffits. Brick ridge stack to each
end of row. Irregular fenestration of 11 windows; seven 2-light
horizontally-sliding sashes, three single-light casements and
one 2-light casement. Ground-floor windows with segmental heads.
2 half-glazed doors with segmental head to communal staircases, one
at left end and one off-centre to right beneath tile-hanging, with
one blocked door between them and another towards right end.
Mid-to-late C19 block parallel to road at east end.
Interiors not inspected. See also Faversham Road, Douglas Almshouses,
Listing NGR: TQ8984852237
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Source: English Heritage
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