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6 and 8, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2368 / 51°14'12"N

Longitude: 0.7176 / 0°43'3"E

OS Eastings: 589804

OS Northings: 152137

OS Grid: TQ898521

Mapcode National: GBR QT6.G7P

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.D56P

Entry Name: 6 and 8, High Street

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173910

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Lenham

Built-Up Area: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

LENHAM HIGH STREET
TQ 8952 (west side)

10/175 Nos. 6 and 8
26.4.68.
GV II
Houses and shop. C15 or C16 with mid C19 facade. Timber framed.
Ground floor chequered red and grey brick in Flemish bond,
first floor slightly later, red brick in Flemish bond. Plain
tile roof. Cross-wing to right, possibly with remains of hall
to left. Stands slightly forward from other buildings. 2 storeys,
attics and cellar on plinth, with moulded wood eaves cornice.
Roof hipped to right, incorporating cross-wing, and half-hipped to
left. Rear brick stack to left and brick stack in rear slope
of roof off-centre to right. 2 hipped dormers. Regular
fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes. Ground floor windows
have rubbed brick voussoirs within the red brick of the first
floor. Central C19 shop front with door to either side, that
to No. 8 to left with 6 fielded panels and blocked rectangular fan-
light, that to No. 6 half-glazed, both with plain pilasters and
flat hood which continues over shop window. Cellar hatch with
segmental head under right-hand ground floor window. Front door
of no. 8 leads into C19 flagged passage with weatherboarded
sides created within original building and giving direct access
to yard. Door off it to interior of no. 8. Interior: Cross-wing
of 4 bays; 4th rear, bay now belongs to High Street No. 4. Exposed
timbers.


Listing NGR: TQ8980252136

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