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23, Court Street, Faversham

Description: 23, Court Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175895

OS Grid Reference: TR0165361562
OS Grid Coordinates: 601653, 161562
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3174, 0.8924

Location: Court Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AT

Locality: Faversham
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME13 7AT

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Listing Text

1103 (West Side)
No 23
TR O161 NE 1/27 29.7.50.

Cl8 front-to C16-Cl7 house. 2 storeys and attic. 5 windows. 2 dormers.
Painted brick. Stringcourse. Parapet. Steeply pitched tiled roof. The
2 southernmost window bays project. The windows on the lst floor have
cambered head linings and glazing bars intact. 2 stroll modern shop
fronts and between them a C17 doorway of kentish rag stone older than
the facade, probably C17. This is a pointed doorway with a tooth-
shaped keystone and carved spandrels set in a moulded architrave
surround with projecting cornice over, probably added in the C18.
10-panel moulded door with pointed moulded tymparum over. Said to
have been residence of Capt John Trowts who was mayor of Faversham
in 1660 and who entertained here King Charles II with whom he had shared
exile in Breda.

Nos 17 to 25 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR0165061569

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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