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6 and 8, High Street, Lenham

Description: 6 and 8, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173910

OS Grid Reference: TQ8980452137
OS Grid Coordinates: 589804, 152137
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2368, 0.7176

Location: High Street, Lenham, Kent ME17 2QD

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8952 (west side)

10/175 Nos. 6 and 8
Houses and shop. C15 or C16 with mid C19 facade. Timber framed.
Ground floor chequered red and grey brick in Flemish bond,
first floor slightly later, red brick in Flemish bond. Plain
tile roof. Cross-wing to right, possibly with remains of hall
to left. Stands slightly forward from other buildings. 2 storeys,
attics and cellar on plinth, with moulded wood eaves cornice.
Roof hipped to right, incorporating cross-wing, and half-hipped to
left. Rear brick stack to left and brick stack in rear slope
of roof off-centre to right. 2 hipped dormers. Regular
fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes. Ground floor windows
have rubbed brick voussoirs within the red brick of the first
floor. Central C19 shop front with door to either side, that
to No. 8 to left with 6 fielded panels and blocked rectangular fan-
light, that to No. 6 half-glazed, both with plain pilasters and
flat hood which continues over shop window. Cellar hatch with
segmental head under right-hand ground floor window. Front door
of no. 8 leads into C19 flagged passage with weatherboarded
sides created within original building and giving direct access
to yard. Door off it to interior of no. 8. Interior: Cross-wing
of 4 bays; 4th rear, bay now belongs to High Street No. 4. Exposed

Listing NGR: TQ8980252136

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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