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The Red Lion, Lenham

Description: The Red Lion

Grade: II
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

Location: Maidstone Road, Lenham, Kent ME17 2PG

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8952
(west side)
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

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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