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Grove House, Lenham

Description: Grove House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173950

OS Grid Reference: TQ9000552208
OS Grid Coordinates: 590005, 152208
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2374, 0.7205

Location: Old Ashford Road, Lenham, Kent ME17 2PX

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8952 and 9052
(north side)
10/214 Grove House

House. Early C19. Grey-painted chanelled stucco with slate
roof. Double depth. 2 storeys. Hipped roof. Projecting eaves
with flat soffits. One rendered ridge stack towards each end.
Regular 5-window front of glazing-bar sashes alternating with
Giant Order of white-painted Doric pilasters, outer pilasters forming
wide panels, inner supporting plain frieze. Capitals of 2
inner pilasters form imposts for a moulded semi-circular arch
which pushes up into a large plain triangular gable. 4 French
windows on ground floor and central door of 6 fielded panels.
Verandah round left side and front with glazed roof carried on
plain iron trellis with occasional decorative vertical panels.
Giant Order continues irregularly along left side elevation with
3 glazing-bar sashes with white-painted keystones detached from them
and suggested in the plain frieze. Low 2-storey extension to right.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ9000852210

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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