Maidstone House of Walter Maydenstan
Has been described as a Possible Fortified Town House
There are no visible remains
|Name||Maidstone House of Walter Maydenstan
Walter Maydenstan, the king's yeoman, was granted a licence to crenellate his house in the town of Maidstone (mansum suum in villa de ... Maydenstan) in 1310.
County Historic Environment Record
|OS Map Grid Reference||TQ760557
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