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New Shelve Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2309 / 51°13'51"N

Longitude: 0.7458 / 0°44'45"E

OS Eastings: 591802

OS Northings: 151545

OS Grid: TQ918515

Mapcode National: GBR RVK.PD0

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.WB48

Entry Name: New Shelve Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173889

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

LENHAM FORSTAL ROAD
TQ 95 SW (east side)

5/154 New Shelve Farmhouse
26.4.68. II

House. Late C17 withearly C19 alterations. Chequered red and grey
brick with plain tile roof. Double depth. 2 storeys, attics
and semi-basement on stone plinth with plat band and deep coved
eaves cornice. Hipped roof, hips returning along side elevations.
2 multiple brick ridge stacks, one to centre of each side elevation.
2 hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of 2 large early C19
tripartite sashes and a smaller blocked central window. Ground
floor, windows have segmental heads. 3 glazing-bar sashes, each
different, to right side elevation. A few original wood
mullioned and transomed windows to rear elevation. Ribbed door
under segmental-headed window with rubbed brick voussoirs in
flat-roofed C19 red brick porch with moulded wood cornice, up 7 steps;
Interior: Late C17 well staircase from ground floor to attic with
moulded handrail, twisted balusters and knobs and balls to
newel posts. Closed string. Left-hand ground-floor room has
slightly recessed panelling with raised boarders, pilaster-type
panels with capitals either side of fireplace overmantle, and
moulded cornice. Sunk panelling to attic stair well. Contemporary
fireback.


Listing NGR: TQ9182151487

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