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18-22, High Street, Lenham

Description: 18-22, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173913

OS Grid Reference: TQ8978352111
OS Grid Coordinates: 589783, 152111
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2366, 0.7173

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)

10/178 Nos. 18-22 (even)
House row. Probably late C16/early C17. C18 front, at least
partly rebuilt in late C20. No. 22 almost completely reassembled in
late C20. Timber-framed, with chequered red and grey brick facade
and plain tile roof. Right gable and rendered, on stone plinth.
2 storeys, attics and cellar. Facade in 2 sections with straight
joint between. Nos. 20 and 22 on short plinth with brick eaves
band and moulded wood eaves cornice. No. 18 on shallow plinth
with moulded wood eaves cornice. Roof half-hipped to right.
Brick ridge stack to left end, and another off-centre to right
between Nos. 18 and 20. 3 dormers with trefoiled bargeboards.
Irregular fenestration of two 3-light casements, one to left end to
no. 22, one towards centre to No. 20, and one recessed glazing-
bar sash towards right end of no. 18. Half-glazed doors with
flat bracketted hoods to Nos. 20 and 22 up 3 steps, between the 2
first-floor casements. Half-glazed door to No. 18 up 4 steps
with reeded surround with paterae to corners and shallow flat
hood with paired modillions. Cellar access in brick-work of
canted ground-floor bay window of No. 18. Interior: No. 22 possibly
retains side-purlin roof. Re-used late C16/early C17 timbers.
Interiors Nos. 20 and 18 not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8978452116

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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