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Former Almshouses, Now Part of Sutton Valence School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton Valence, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2134 / 51°12'48"N

Longitude: 0.5939 / 0°35'38"E

OS Eastings: 581267

OS Northings: 149218

OS Grid: TQ812492

Mapcode National: GBR QT7.T5N

Mapcode Global: VHJMN.7RVP

Entry Name: Former Almshouses, Now Part of Sutton Valence School

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174158

Location: Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Sutton Valence

Built-Up Area: Sutton Valence

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 8049-8149
(north side)
7/138 Former
Almshouses, now
20.10.52 part of
Sutton Valence

Row of 6 almshouses, now part of school. Founded 1574 by William
Lambe, restored after fire 1909-1910. Small blocks of coursed
stone, with plain tile roof. One storey and attic on moulded
plinth. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. 6 hipped dormers
Regular 6-window front of 2-light chamfered stone mullion
windows with 4-centred arched lights, one window flanking each
pair of doors with interval between each group. Six chamfered
4-centred arched stone doorways in pairs; 2 towards each
end and 2 to centre. Ribbed doors. Coat of arms with
achievements set towards centre. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8126749218

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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