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Cutbush Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2695 / 51°16'10"N

Longitude: 0.5222 / 0°31'19"E

OS Eastings: 576040

OS Northings: 155283

OS Grid: TQ760552

Mapcode National: GBR PR7.6V2

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.0CD4

Plus Code: 9F327G9C+RV

Entry Name: Cutbush Almshouses

Listing Date: 2 August 1974

Last Amended: 14 October 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173444

Location: High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 7655 SW

Nos 2 to 36 (even) (Cutbush Almshouses)

(Formerly listed as (Cutbush Almshouses) Nos 2 to 36 (even) MILL STREET)


Late C19 almshouses arranged in groups of three separate buildings on three sides of a courtyard. Nos 2-12 are of two storeys Kentish ragstone. Tiled roof with five clustered chimney stacks. Six gables having fretted bargeboards and pseudo timber-framing and brick finials. Central stone gable with stone finial and initials and kneelers. Windows are four light mullioned and transomed windows. Central stone archway with hood moulding above. Six other mullioned and transomed windows with hood moulding and two doorcases set in the arches. Nos 14-24 and Nos 26-36 are similar but without the central stone archway.

Gateway and Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace, The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge, The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north and west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The Masters House, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7606255290

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