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New Shelve Farmhouse, Lenham

Description: New Shelve Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173889

OS Grid Reference: TQ9180251545
OS Grid Coordinates: 591802, 151545
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2309, 0.7458

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

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SW (east side)

5/154 New Shelve Farmhouse
26.4.68. II

House. Late C17 withearly C19 alterations. Chequered red and grey
brick with plain tile roof. Double depth. 2 storeys, attics
and semi-basement on stone plinth with plat band and deep coved
eaves cornice. Hipped roof, hips returning along side elevations.
2 multiple brick ridge stacks, one to centre of each side elevation.
2 hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of 2 large early C19
tripartite sashes and a smaller blocked central window. Ground
floor, windows have segmental heads. 3 glazing-bar sashes, each
different, to right side elevation. A few original wood
mullioned and transomed windows to rear elevation. Ribbed door
under segmental-headed window with rubbed brick voussoirs in
flat-roofed C19 red brick porch with moulded wood cornice, up 7 steps;
Interior: Late C17 well staircase from ground floor to attic with
moulded handrail, twisted balusters and knobs and balls to
newel posts. Closed string. Left-hand ground-floor room has
slightly recessed panelling with raised boarders, pilaster-type
panels with capitals either side of fireplace overmantle, and
moulded cornice. Sunk panelling to attic stair well. Contemporary

Listing NGR: TQ9182151487

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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