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The Red Lion

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2372 / 51°14'13"N

Longitude: 0.7178 / 0°43'3"E

OS Eastings: 589816

OS Northings: 152176

OS Grid: TQ898521

Mapcode National: GBR QT6.89S

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.D59D

Plus Code: 9F326PP9+V4

Entry Name: The Red Lion

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173964

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Lenham

Built-Up Area: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 8952
(west side)
10/228 The Red Lion
Returns along the north side of Maidstone Road. Public House. Late
C15, or C16. Timber framed with C19 painted brick facade, and plain
tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth, with narrow eaves band. Facade and
roof rounded to left at corner with Maidstone Road, and cut back on
ground floor as though for blocked corner door. Right end bay,
possibly a cross-wing, projects forward to same plane as range to
right, with wall-plate higher than rest of Red Lion and lower than
range to right, roof over it forming hip against end of
latter range. Rear stack to right. Centre of main range of Red Lion
has unfenestrated brick eaves dormer with half-hipped roof.
Elevation to square has irregular fenestration of 4 glazing-bar sashes,
central one with segmental head. Maidstone Road elevation has one
3-light casement and one horizontally-sliding sash with segmental
heads. C19 shop front to Square, with blocked door at right end.
C20 half-glazed door to left of centre, with flat bracketted hood.
Interior not fully inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8981352181

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