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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.


List entry Number: 1116268



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: 14-Dec-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173953

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LENHAM OLD ASHFORD ROAD TQ 8952 and 9052 (south side) 5/217 & 10/217 Old Meads, Little Meads and Ash House II

Vicarage, now 3 houses. C15 or early C16 with C19 additions. Timber- framed core, faced to rear with grey bricks in header bond with red brick chainage and dressings and dentilled cornice, and to left side in red brick. Early-to-mid C19 addition to front of red brick in Flemish bond with occasional grey headers and mid C19 addition to right in red brick with grey brick diaper work, all with plain tile roofs. Timber-framed range with short rear wing forming T plan. Early C19 range to front forming double depth plan. Mid C19 addition to right end with short gabled front wing half way across it. Later C19 addition with 2 gables to centre of front elevation, overlapping both previous C19 additions. 2 storeys. Mid C19 gable to right with plain bargeboards, projecting painted purlins, and buttress. Roof of mid C19 range higher than rest. Projecting brick stack with small inset panel and diagonal flue with fillet to left end of front elevation. Large projecting shouldered stack to left side of rear timber-framed wing, pebble- dashed, but probably C16. 2 diagonal red brick flues to centre of main timber-framed range, and 2 in gully between gables of double- gabled front addition. Brick ridge stack to right end of mid C19 addition. Irregular fenestration of one glazing-bar sash with seg- mental head to left later C19 gabled projection, two 2-light casements to right gabled projection. Mid C19 front wing has first-floor window of 2 cinquefoil-headed lights and 2 ground floor windows of single cinquefoiled lights under continuous hood-mould. One 2-light casement in gabled through dormer to left end of mid C19 addition. Half-glazed and:panelled doors to Old Meads and Little Meads (that to Old Meads original) in double-gabled projection under C20 flat- topped open porches, that to Old Meads, to left, with columns, that to Little Meads bracketted. Door to Ash House in right side elevation of front wing. Single storey flat-roofed extension to left of front elevation and small single-storey addition to right end. Interior: C19 features, some idiosyncratic. Not fully inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8999852138

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National Grid Reference: TQ 90008 52130


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