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Latitude: 51.2738 / 51°16'25"N
Longitude: 0.5223 / 0°31'20"E
OS Eastings: 576032
OS Northings: 155757
OS Grid: TQ760557
Mapcode National: GBR PR7.0VR
Mapcode Global: VHJMF.07GW
Plus Code: 9F327GFC+GW
Entry Name: 8 and 9, High Street
Listing Date: 30 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1223181
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173337
ID on this website: 101223181
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14
Electoral Ward/Division: High Street
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Maidstone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Tagged with: Building
Nos 8 & 9
TQ 7655 NW 2/3 30.7.5l.
Built in 1827 by John Whichcord Senior as the Royal Insurance Offices. A fine
building of Portland stone, the ground floor rusticated. 3 storeys. 8 engaged
fluted Ionic columns rise through the 1st and 2nd floors supporting the entablature.
Parapet above with elaborate cartouche over the centre of it, surmounted by
a helmet. 7 sashes, 1st and 2nd floor windows are set in moulded architrave
surrounds with glazing bars intact. The ground floor has large windows with
segmental heads (now containing plate glass) and 2 archways at the west end,
of equal size, forming a passageway through the building into market buildings,
are for pedestrians and 1 for vehicles. These arches are supported on 4 Tuscan
Nos 1, 3 & 5 to 9 (consec) form a group
Also forms a group with the Mitre Public House, Market Buildings.
Listing NGR: TQ7603255757
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