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Finial from the House of Commons Debating Chamber, Maidstone

Description: Finial from the House of Commons Debating Chamber

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 173258

OS Grid Reference: TQ7587756110
OS Grid Coordinates: 575877, 156110
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2770, 0.5202

Location: Station Road, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1TP

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 1TP

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Listing Text

Finial from the House
of Commons Debating Chamber
TQ 7556 SE 4/207

This is the finial which originally crowned the main wall of the House of Commons
Debating Chamber. When this was destroyed by bombing in 1941, the finial was
presented to the citizens of Maidstone. Circa 1834 a large limestone octagonal
finial of 2 stages with a crenellated band between 1st and 2nd stages. Domed
top. Set on a stone plinth.

Listing NGR: TQ7587756110

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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