1880 – Cottage Residence, Maidstone, Kent

Architect: Hubert Bensted


“This is the first of a group of houses being erected on the Manor House estate. It contains, besides the accommodation shown en the plan, five bed-rooms, dressing-room, bath-room and box-room, with housemaid’s and linen closets, &c. The walls are of red brick with dressings of Dumfries stone, the half-timber work being of oak. The house has been built for the owner of the estate, Frederick Scudamore, Esq., at a cost of £1,200, from the designs of Mr. Hubert Bensted.” Published in The Building News, November 12 1880.