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Dog and Bear Hotel The Stores, Lenham

Description: Dog and Bear Hotel The Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 173965

OS Grid Reference: TQ8982752188
OS Grid Coordinates: 589827, 152188
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2373, 0.7179

Location: 7 The Square, 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)

10/229 The Stores (formerly listed as
Premises occupied by National
20.10.52. Provincial Bank and Hickin Bothom)

and The Dog and Bear Hotel.

Two buildings, now Shop and Hotel. C15 or C16, with early-to-mid
C19 facade to Stores and mid-to-late C19 facade to Hotel. Timber
framed core. Painted brick ground floor and weatherboarded first
floor to Stores, painted brick front to Hotel. Continuous plain
tile roof, eaves of Hotel projecting slightly further. 2 storeys,
with cellar to Hotel, on plinth. 4 red brick stacks; one
ridge stack off-centre to right of stores, one small ridge
stack at junction between Stores and Hotel, stack in rear slope
of roof to left of centre of Hotel and slightly projecting stack
to right gable end of Hotel. Stores has regular fenestration
of 2 glazing-bar sashes and central canted first-floor bay window.
C19 ground floor shop front flanked by gabled pilasters topped by
decorative iron fleur-de-lys, 6-light plate-glass shop window
with light painted iron arcading and central recessed half-glazed
door. Door with 4 recessed panels and rectangular fanlight immedi-
ately left of shop front. Hotel has irregular fenestration of 6
sashes. Corniced balcony to centre of ground floor supported
on 4 iron columns with plain capitals and tall scrolled brackets.
2 half-glazed doors beneath balcony. Short rear wing to Store
with hipped plain tile roof. Interior: evidence for jetty and for
cross-passage with moulded joists, on ground floor of Dog and
Bear. Rest of interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8983052197

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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