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Forstal Cottages, Lenham

Description: Forstal Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173922

OS Grid Reference: TQ9133250298
OS Grid Coordinates: 591332, 150298
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2198, 0.7384

Location: Mt Castle Lane, Lenham, Kent ME17 2JB

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

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SW

5/187 Forstal Cottages
4 and 5
House, now house row. Possibly C16 core with C17, C18 and C20
alterations. Timber-framed core. Front elevation channelled
stucco. Left gable end C20 tile-hanging. Plain tile roof. 2
storeys on plinth. Plain 2-storey buttress to either end of front
elevation. Half-hipped roof. Central brick ridge stack. Irregular
fenestration of 3 windows; one 2-light casement, one central
single light and one 3-light casement. Boarded door to No. 4
beneath stack and ribbed door to No. 5 in C20 extension to right.
Interior: Fragment of substantial tie-beam with evidence for
crown post. Cambered axial tie-beam from former storeyed end
bay now part of ground-floor ceiling. Large C17 inglenook. Eaves
raised, probably in C18. Interior No. 5 not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ9133250298

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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