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The Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Linton, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2238 / 51°13'25"N

Longitude: 0.5108 / 0°30'38"E

OS Eastings: 575422

OS Northings: 150176

OS Grid: TQ754501

Mapcode National: GBR PRS.9YP

Mapcode Global: VHJML.SHXP

Plus Code: 9F326GF6+G8

Entry Name: The Almshouses

Listing Date: 26 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432503

Location: Linton, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Linton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Linton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description

LINTON HILL
TQ 75 SE LINTON
(East Side)
Nos. 1-5
3/137
(Inclusive)
The Almshouses
GV II
Almshouses. Mid C19. Uncoursed ragstone with ashlar dressings. Plain
tile roof. E-plan with only slightly projecting wings. Broader central
wing comprises 2 gables. Single storey. Cusped bargeboards with moulded
finials and pendants to 4 front gables and to slight projection to centre
of right return elevation. Roof of main range carried down to rustic
posts, forming shelters between wings. Regular 6-window front of one
canted bay window to each outer wing, one 3-light leaded casement with
top lights to each central gable and 2 similar 2-light casements between
wings. 4 ribbed 4-centred arched doors, one to side of each wing, beneath
the shelters. Half-glazed door to right return elevation. Raised blank
stone shield to each outer gable and recessed rectangular panel to each
central gable. Rear return wing to right. Interior not inspected.
Almshouses founded on this site by Sir Anthony Mayne, 1611.


Listing NGR: TQ7541850184

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