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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336201
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173378
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14
Electoral Ward/Division: High Street
Built-Up Area: Maidstone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Nos 76 to 82 (even)
TQ 7655 NW 2/83 21.6.7l.
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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