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Douglas Almshouses (North Row), Lenham

Description: Douglas Almshouses (North Row)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 173886

OS Grid Reference: TQ8985052248
OS Grid Coordinates: 589850, 152248
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2378, 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)

10/151 Douglas Almshouses
7.5.71 (North 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, off-centre to left. At right-angles to road,
forming north side of an unenclosed courtyard and with former
mortuary between end of row and road. 2 storeys. Projecting
eaves with flat soffits. Brick ridge stack to each end of row
and 2 towards centre. Irregular fenestration of 8 windows; seven 2-
light hoizontally-sliding sashes and one single-light casement.
Ground floor windows with segmental heads. 2 half-glazed doors,
one beneath tile-hanging and another immediately to right, with
blocked door to left end. Interior not inspected. See also
Faversham Road, Douglas Almshouses, south row.

Listing NGR: TQ8985452246

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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