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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE LOCK-UP OR MORTUARY

List entry Number: 1186182

Location

THE LOCK-UP OR MORTUARY, FAVERSHAM ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KentMaidstoneDistrict AuthorityLenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173888

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LENHAM FAVERSHAM ROAD TQ 8952 (west side)

10/153 The Lock-Up or Mortuary 20.10.52. GV II Mortuary, later used as Lock-up, now store. Early C18. Coursed stone with plain tile roof. At right-angles to road, with stone north side wall continued as rear ground-floor wall of north row of Douglas Almshouses. Single storey on moulded plinth, top of which is now at ground level. Projecting stone band circa 3'6" from ground. Wall canted out slightly between band and plinth. Tall recessed door to street, with semi-circular stone head springing from fluted impost bands. Outer arch of heavy, projecting, rusticated stone voussoirs with large keystones breaking into base of pediment. Triangular pediment with projecting stone coping surmounted by squat stone cross. Wooden double doors to left end of left side elevation. Associated with an early C18 workhouse on the site, since demolished. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TQ8986452239

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National Grid Reference: TQ 89864 52239

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