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Saxon Warriors

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2369 / 51°14'13"N

Longitude: 0.7177 / 0°43'3"E

OS Eastings: 589813

OS Northings: 152150

OS Grid: TQ898521

Mapcode National: GBR QT6.88R

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.D58L

Entry Name: Saxon Warriors

Listing Date: 14 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173944

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 MAIDSTONE ROAD
TQ 8952 (south side)

10/173 Nos. 1-3 (Odd)

GV II

House and shop row. Includes No. 2 High Street. No. 2 High Street:
House now shop C15, largely reconstructed mid C20. Timber-framed
with plaster infilling and plain tile roof. 2 roughly equal length
bays of open hall of a Wealden, kept as open hall. Single storey,
on plinth. Widely-spaced studs, large arch-brace to left. Solid
brackets to ends of tie-beams beneath outer wall-plate. No stack.
Full-height eight-light diamond mullion hall window. Half-glazed
and panelled door at left end. Nos. 1-3 Maidstone Road: house or
house row, and shop. Late C16 or early C17 restored mid C20. Timber-
framed; brick nogging and applied studs to ground floor, plaster
infilling and some original studs to first floor. Plain tile roof.
2 storeys on stone plinth. One timber-framed bay to corner of High
Street and Maidstone Road, and 3 further timber-framed bays to
Maidstone Road, the 2 furthest from High Street apparently separately
framed. Continuous jetty to whole building, slightly lower to corner
bay. Plain bracketted dragon post. First floor close studded with
curved and ogee tension braces. Moulded fillet, partly replaced,
half way up first floor. Roof of Maidstone Road elevation continues
round High Street elevation as a hip. Irregular fenestration of
one 3-light casement to High Street, two 3-light casements (one with
frieze window), two 2-light and one single-light casement to Maidstone
Road. Half-glazed and fielded panelled door to corner bay and
ribbed door to No. 3, both up one step. Early C20 photograph shows
corner bay roofed at same level as No. 2 High Street and higher than
Maidstone Road range. Interiors of Nos. 1 - 3 not inspected.
No. 2 High Street has crown-post roof and exposed studding.


Listing NGR: TQ8981552152

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