Description: The Red Lion
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 173964
OS Grid Reference: TQ8981652175
OS Grid Coordinates: 589816, 152175
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2372, 0.7178
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LENHAM THE SQUARE
10/228 The Red Lion
Returns along the north side of Maidstone Road. Public House. Late
C15, or C16. Timber framed with C19 painted brick facade, and plain
tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth, with narrow eaves band. Facade and
roof rounded to left at corner with Maidstone Road, and cut back on
ground floor as though for blocked corner door. Right end bay,
possibly a cross-wing, projects forward to same plane as range to
right, with wall-plate higher than rest of Red Lion and lower than
range to right, roof over it forming hip against end of
latter range. Rear stack to right. Centre of main range of Red Lion
has unfenestrated brick eaves dormer with half-hipped roof.
Elevation to square has irregular fenestration of 4 glazing-bar sashes,
central one with segmental head. Maidstone Road elevation has one
3-light casement and one horizontally-sliding sash with segmental
heads. C19 shop front to Square, with blocked door at right end.
C20 half-glazed door to left of centre, with flat bracketted hood.
Interior not fully inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ8981352181
Source: English Heritage
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