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12-16, High Street, Lenham

Description: 12-16, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173912

OS Grid Reference: TQ8979252124
OS Grid Coordinates: 589792, 152124
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2367, 0.7174

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)

10/177 Nos. 12-16 (even)

House, now house row. C15 with C16 alterations and late C19
facade. Timber-framed core. Ground floor chequered red and grey
brick, first floor tile hung with alternate bands of plain and
fishscale tiles. Plain tile roof. Left gable end weatherboarded
on first floor and part of ground floor, rendered towards apex.
Hall and cross-wing. Main range 1 1/2 storeys on plinth, wing 2 storeys.
Projecting gabled cross-wing to right with plain bargeboards.
Ground floor of main range built out to same plane as cross-wing,
with plain-tiled pentice roof over. Right end of roof of main range
hipped down to junction with wing. Brick ridge stack off-centre
to left with 3 octagonal flues on corniced plinth. Irregular
fenestration of two 3-light through dormers to main range and one
3-light casement to wing. 3 panelled doors, each up 3 steps, in
panelled recesses; to Nos. 12 and 16 with flat bracketted
hoods, and to No. 14, beneath stack, with reeded surround with
patterns and flat corniced hood. Boarded door with segmental
head to left end of No. 16. Interior No. 14 has moulded end of hall
beam, and ogee braces on first floor. Exposed timbers of C15 and C16.
Other blocked features. Interiors of Nos. 12 and 16 not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8979152124

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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