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Dog and Bear Hotel the Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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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

Plus Code: 9F326PP9+W5

Entry Name: Dog and Bear Hotel the Stores

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 14 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173965

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Lenham

Built-Up Area: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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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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