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Forstal Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2198 / 51°13'11"N

Longitude: 0.7384 / 0°44'18"E

OS Eastings: 591332

OS Northings: 150298

OS Grid: TQ913502

Mapcode National: GBR RVR.FHR

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.RL7R

Entry Name: Forstal Cottages

Listing Date: 14 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173922

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SW

5/187 Forstal Cottages
4 and 5
House, now house row. Possibly C16 core with C17, C18 and C20
alterations. Timber-framed core. Front elevation channelled
stucco. Left gable end C20 tile-hanging. Plain tile roof. 2
storeys on plinth. Plain 2-storey buttress to either end of front
elevation. Half-hipped roof. Central brick ridge stack. Irregular
fenestration of 3 windows; one 2-light casement, one central
single light and one 3-light casement. Boarded door to No. 4
beneath stack and ribbed door to No. 5 in C20 extension to right.
Interior: Fragment of substantial tie-beam with evidence for
crown post. Cambered axial tie-beam from former storeyed end
bay now part of ground-floor ceiling. Large C17 inglenook. Eaves
raised, probably in C18. Interior No. 5 not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ9133250298

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