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Douglas Almshouses (South Row), Lenham

Description: Douglas Almshouses (South Row)

Grade: II
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

Location: 14 Faversham Road, Lenham, Kent ME17 2PN

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

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Listing Text

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,
north row.

Listing NGR: TQ8984852237

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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