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Latitude: 51.2373 / 51°14'14"N
Longitude: 0.7179 / 0°43'4"E
OS Eastings: 589827
OS Northings: 152189
OS Grid: TQ898521
Mapcode National: GBR QT6.8BT
Mapcode Global: VHKK5.D5DB
Entry Name: Dog and Bear Hotel the Stores
Listing Date: 20 October 1952
Last Amended: 14 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060955
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173965
Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Lenham
Built-Up Area: Lenham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
LENHAM THE SQUARE
TQ 8952 (west side)
10/229 The Stores (formerly listed as
Premises occupied by National
20.10.52. Provincial Bank and Hickin Bothom)
and The Dog and Bear Hotel.
Two buildings, now Shop and Hotel. C15 or C16, with early-to-mid
C19 facade to Stores and mid-to-late C19 facade to Hotel. Timber
framed core. Painted brick ground floor and weatherboarded first
floor to Stores, painted brick front to Hotel. Continuous plain
tile roof, eaves of Hotel projecting slightly further. 2 storeys,
with cellar to Hotel, on plinth. 4 red brick stacks; one
ridge stack off-centre to right of stores, one small ridge
stack at junction between Stores and Hotel, stack in rear slope
of roof to left of centre of Hotel and slightly projecting stack
to right gable end of Hotel. Stores has regular fenestration
of 2 glazing-bar sashes and central canted first-floor bay window.
C19 ground floor shop front flanked by gabled pilasters topped by
decorative iron fleur-de-lys, 6-light plate-glass shop window
with light painted iron arcading and central recessed half-glazed
door. Door with 4 recessed panels and rectangular fanlight immedi-
ately left of shop front. Hotel has irregular fenestration of 6
sashes. Corniced balcony to centre of ground floor supported
on 4 iron columns with plain capitals and tall scrolled brackets.
2 half-glazed doors beneath balcony. Short rear wing to Store
with hipped plain tile roof. Interior: evidence for jetty and for
cross-passage with moulded joists, on ground floor of Dog and
Bear. Rest of interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ8983052197
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