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5, Maidstone Road, Lenham

Description: 5, Maidstone Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 173945

OS Grid Reference: TQ8980252164
OS Grid Coordinates: 589803, 152164
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2371, 0.7176

Location: Maidstone Road, Lenham, Kent ME17 2QH

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8952
(south side)
10/209 No. 5
House and possibly shop, now house. Late C15 or early C16. Painted
brick ground floor, timber-framed on first floor, with plaster
infilling. Plain tile roof. 2 timber-framed bays; right side of
ground floor possibly a shop. 2 storeys on plinth, with continuous
jetty (underbuilt) at higher level than that of Nos. 1 and 3.
First floor close-studded, but some of studs applied. Large brick
ridge stack to left end. 2 single-light windows with original cills;
one towards left end and one immediately to right of bay-post,
with one 2-light casement to right of each. Later, blocked, door
opening to right end of first floor. Door with 2 panels under
shallow flat bracketted hood up one step, off-centre to right.
Interior: exposed timbers including first-floor tension braces.
Plain crown post with 2 upward and 2 ogee downward braces.
Fragmentary evidence for possible timber stack. C18 or C19 brick

Listing NGR: TQ8980252161

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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