History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrotham, Kent

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.3075 / 51°18'27"N

Longitude: 0.3099 / 0°18'35"E

OS Eastings: 561102

OS Northings: 159025

OS Grid: TQ611590

Mapcode National: GBR Y9.JSF

Mapcode Global: VHHPN.BD5H

Plus Code: 9F328855+2X

Entry Name: The Almshouses

Listing Date: 30 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427548

Location: Wrotham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Wrotham

Built-Up Area: Wrotham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Wrotham St George

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Find accommodation in


7/25 (west side)

The Almshouses, Nos
1-4, (Incl)

Almshouse row. Dated 1806 by John Carter. Coursed galletted rubble stone with
ashlar dressings on ashlar plinth. Moulded cornice to slate hipped roof with
2 ridge stacks. Central pair of houses project slightly with dressed quoins.
1 storey; 4 pairs of lancet casements, divided by 3 lean-to projections, doubled in
centre, with 4 boarded doors facing each other in their sides. These entrance
projections seem to have been thrown forward at a later date, re-using drip-moulds
from window that they covered. Crest on central projection with inscription:

See The Gentleman's Magazine, 1817. (ii), 365; M. Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary
of British Architects, 1600 to 1840, 1978, 200.

Listing NGR: TQ6110159027

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.