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Douglas Almshouses (South Row)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2377 / 51°14'15"N

Longitude: 0.7183 / 0°43'5"E

OS Eastings: 589849

OS Northings: 152237

OS Grid: TQ898522

Mapcode National: GBR QT6.8DW

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.D5L0

Entry Name: Douglas Almshouses (South Row)

Listing Date: 7 May 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173885

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 FAVERSHAM ROAD
TQ 8952 (west side)

10/150 Douglas Almshouses
7.5.71. (south Row)
GV II
Almshouses. Mid C19. Red brick, largely in header bond, with
plain tile roof. Small area of banded plain and fishscale tile-
hanging on first floor, to right of centre. At right-angles
to road, forming south side of an unenclosed courtyard. 2 storeys.
Projecting eaves with flat soffits. Brick ridge stack to each
end of row. Irregular fenestration of 11 windows; seven 2-light
horizontally-sliding sashes, three single-light casements and
one 2-light casement. Ground-floor windows with segmental heads.
2 half-glazed doors with segmental head to communal staircases, one
at left end and one off-centre to right beneath tile-hanging, with
one blocked door between them and another towards right end.
Mid-to-late C19 block parallel to road at east end.
Interiors not inspected. See also Faversham Road, Douglas Almshouses,
north row.


Listing NGR: TQ8984852237

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