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Fanum House, Maidstone

Description: Fanum House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173390

OS Grid Reference: TQ7497956164
OS Grid Coordinates: 574979, 156164
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2777, 0.5074

Location: London Road, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8JH

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME16 8JH

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
No 81
TQ 75 NW 8/141 (Fanum House)

Large late C18 building originally the Seven Stars Hotel. 3 storeys and basement
red brick. Parapet with pediment-shaped outline in the centre portion above
the centre window bay. Circle of ornamental bricks in the tympanum of this
pediment. Stringcourse above each floor. 7 windows including 2 curved bays
of 3 windows each on all floors. Glazing bars intact. Centre 1st floor window
round-headed. Centre 2nd floor window circular. 5 semi-circular steps leading
up to the doorway. Deep round hood over the doorway, its frieze enriched and
with dentilled cornice.
Rectangular fanlight below the hood. 4 panel double doors. Modern addition
in neo-Georgian style to the south containing 2 storeys and 3 windows. Ground
floor addition of 2 windows to the north.

Listing NGR: TQ7497156185

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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