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LURCOCKS OF LENHAM AND THE BOW WINDOW

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LURCOCKS OF LENHAM AND THE BOW WINDOW

List entry Number: 1060956

Location

LURCOCKS OF LENHAM AND THE BOW WINDOW, FAVERSHAM ROAD
LURCOCKS OF LENHAM AND THE BOW WINDOW, THE SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173967

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History

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Details

LENHAM THE SQUARE TQ 8952 (west side)

10/149 Lurcocks of Lenham 26.4.68. and the Bow Window (Formerly listed as premises of William Lurcock) GV II

2 Houses, now overlapping Shop and hairdresser's, with accommodation over shop. House to left (Lurcocks of Lenham): Early C16 or earlier with mid-to-late C16 addition, and early C18 and C19 alterations. Timber framed, front elevation weatherboarded, sides with exposed studding and plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. At right-angles to road. 5 bays long; 3 early C16 bays, and 2, to rear, mid-to-late C16. 2 storeys and garret. Roof half-hipped with gablet. Small 2-light horizontally-sliding sash to garret and rectangular first-floor bay window with corniced top. C19 ground-floor shop front with door. Interior: Exposed timbers. Plain crown-post with 2 upward and 2 downward braces. Reversed assembly in east gable end. Fragment of timber firehood. Small early window with leaded lights in north wall. C18 panelling, cornice ceiling beams;and windows with thick glazing bars on first floor. First floor originally jettied to front. House to right (The Bow Window): left-hand ground-floor bay used by Lurcocks. Mid C15 with C16 and early C18 alterations, and facade of 2 periods in early C19. Left 1/3 chequered red and grey brick, right 2/3 red brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof.Wealden, with hall of 2 unequal bays and one storeyed bay to left end (and possibly another to right, since demolished). 2 storeys and attic with plain wood eaves cornice. Red brick stack to left and brick ridge stack slightly off-centre to left. Hipped dormer towards right end. Irregular fenestration of 2 recessed 2-light glazing-bar case- ments to right and one recessed glazing-bar sash to left. Bowed Shop window to right on ground floor, and small bow window recessed within brick archtrave to left, between left end and passage doors. Panelled door to left end with recessed semi-circular panel above with rubbed brick voussoirs springing from plain imposts. Boarded door to passage, probably original cross-passage position, at left end of shorter left bay of hall. Half-glazed door with plain semi- circular brick head to right of passage. Interior: Moulded crown post on cambered tie-beam with solid hollow-chamfered braces and fillet. Ogee partition braces. Brattished moulded end-of-hall beam to right. Early C18 attic door with thick glazing bars. Exposed beams and posts.

Listing NGR: TQ8984752217

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National Grid Reference: TQ 89851 52221

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