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Brenchley Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2734 / 51°16'24"N

Longitude: 0.5279 / 0°31'40"E

OS Eastings: 576423

OS Northings: 155727

OS Grid: TQ764557

Mapcode National: GBR PR7.29C

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.38F5

Entry Name: Brenchley Almshouses

Listing Date: 21 June 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173378

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

KING STREET
1.
5278
(South Side)
Nos 76 to 82 (even)
(Brenchley Almshouses)
TQ 7655 NW 2/83 21.6.7l.
II GV

2.
Dated 1789. 2 storeys red brick. Hipped tiled roof with leaded ridges. Modillion
eaves cornice and stringoourse. 4 casement windows. Doorcases with flat hoods
over, Nos 78 and 80 having a joint one. Inscription on a tablet records that
'These almshouses were built A.D. 1789 by John Brenchley Esq in his life time
for tle reception and£support of decay'd housekeepers of this town and endowed
with a donation of £12 per annum to each for ever'.

Nos 70 to 86 (even) form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ7641755728

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

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