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Douglas Almshouses (North Row)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2378 / 51°14'16"N

Longitude: 0.7183 / 0°43'5"E

OS Eastings: 589850

OS Northings: 152249

OS Grid: TQ898522

Mapcode National: GBR QT6.8FX

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.D4LX

Plus Code: 9F326PQ9+48

Entry Name: Douglas Almshouses (North Row)

Listing Date: 7 May 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173886

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Lenham

Built-Up Area: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Almshouse

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TQ 8952 (west side)

10/151 Douglas Almshouses
7.5.71 (North Row)
Almshouses. Mid C19. Red brick, largely in header bond, with
plain tile roof. Small area of banded plain and fishscale tile-
hanging on first-floor, off-centre to left. At right-angles to road,
forming north side of an unenclosed courtyard and with former
mortuary between end of row and road. 2 storeys. Projecting
eaves with flat soffits. Brick ridge stack to each end of row
and 2 towards centre. Irregular fenestration of 8 windows; seven 2-
light hoizontally-sliding sashes and one single-light casement.
Ground floor windows with segmental heads. 2 half-glazed doors,
one beneath tile-hanging and another immediately to right, with
blocked door to left end. Interior not inspected. See also
Faversham Road, Douglas Almshouses, south row.

Listing NGR: TQ8985452246

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