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Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartford, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4429 / 51°26'34"N

Longitude: 0.2163 / 0°12'58"E

OS Eastings: 554126

OS Northings: 173872

OS Grid: TQ541738

Mapcode National: GBR TN.Z2X

Mapcode Global: VHHNT.PZQS

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172129

Location: Dartford, Kent, DA1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Dartford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1. LOWFIELD STREET
5274 (North-West Side)
Nos 41 and 43
(Almshouses)
TQ 5473 3/23 27.9.73.

II

2.
Dated 1889. Built by John Johnson in Queen Anne Dutch style on the site of 4 earlier
almshouses built by John Byer in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. 2 storeys. Built
of yellow brick with red cut brick dressings specially made to the design by the
Elham Valley Brick Company. Tiled roof with curved gable ends. 4 ornamental pediments,
2 of which are triangular and the centre 2 curved and incorporating the date AD
1889. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Moulded brick stringcourse between ground
and 1st floors with Anthemion motif. 4 double sashes to each floor set in moulded
architraves. Tablet between 2 centre lst floor windows records the earlier almhouses
on the site. Panels of swag moulding underneath 1st floor windows. The 2 doorcases
have stone open pediments, moulded architraves, rectangular fanlights and 6 fielded
panelled doors, the top 2 panels cut out and glazed. Plinth.


Listing NGR: TQ5412873878

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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