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7, High Street, Lenham

Description: 7, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173900

OS Grid Reference: TQ8982152125
OS Grid Coordinates: 589821, 152125
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2367, 0.7178

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8952 (east side)

10/165 No. 7

House and possibly shop. Early C18, possibly with earlier core.
Red brick with occasional grey headers in Flemish bond. Plain
tile roof. Double depth. Front section on ground floor divided
into one large room with narrow room to right. Rear section
probably one room, with stairs partitioned off against left wall
and stack to right. 2 storeys, attic and cellar. Roof of front
section half-hipped to left. Rear elevation has 2 adjacent
hips. Rear brick stack to right. Central gabled dormer. Regular
3-window front of glazing-bar sashes. 3-light late C19 shop window
to left of ground floor. Recessed central door of 4 fielded and
2 flush panels, with panelled architrave, up 4 steps. Doorcase
with pilasters with narrow sunk panels bearing flat bracketted
hood. Rear elevation has central door with flush panels and flat
bracketted hood, up 4 steps, with railing to one side. Interior:
Plain C18 sunk panelling to ground floor. Front right-hand
room on ground floor also has shutters, dado rail and moulded
cornice. Iron grates. Side purlin roof. Rear section slightly
lower than front, with wall-plates morticed for studs.

Listing NGR: TQ8982152125

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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