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Latitude: 51.4429 / 51°26'34"N
Longitude: 0.2163 / 0°12'58"E
OS Eastings: 554126
OS Northings: 173872
OS Grid: TQ541738
Mapcode National: GBR TN.Z2X
Mapcode Global: VHHNT.PZQS
Entry Name: Almshouses
Listing Date: 27 September 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320067
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172129
Location: Dartford, Kent, DA1
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Bexley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Dartford Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
1. LOWFIELD STREET
5274 (North-West Side)
Nos 41 and 43
TQ 5473 3/23 27.9.73.
Dated 1889. Built by John Johnson in Queen Anne Dutch style on the site of 4 earlier
almshouses built by John Byer in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. 2 storeys. Built
of yellow brick with red cut brick dressings specially made to the design by the
Elham Valley Brick Company. Tiled roof with curved gable ends. 4 ornamental pediments,
2 of which are triangular and the centre 2 curved and incorporating the date AD
1889. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Moulded brick stringcourse between ground
and 1st floors with Anthemion motif. 4 double sashes to each floor set in moulded
architraves. Tablet between 2 centre lst floor windows records the earlier almhouses
on the site. Panels of swag moulding underneath 1st floor windows. The 2 doorcases
have stone open pediments, moulded architraves, rectangular fanlights and 6 fielded
panelled doors, the top 2 panels cut out and glazed. Plinth.
Listing NGR: TQ5412873878
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