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Fremlins Offices (Including East Wing and Billiard Room), Faversham

Description: Fremlins Offices (Including East Wing and Billiard Room)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175900

OS Grid Reference: TR0166361512
OS Grid Coordinates: 601663, 161512
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3170, 0.8925

Location: Court Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AW

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-
TR 0161 NE
(east side)
1/30 Whitbread Fremlin's
29.7.50 (formerly listed as
Messrs George Beer and
Rigden's Offices)
- II*

The entry shall be amended to read:-

1/30 Fremlins Offices
(including East Wing and
Billiard Room)

This building apparently has no name or number. C18 front to a C16 house,
retaining the overhang of the first floor on a moulded bressummer. 2 storeys
and attic. 5 windows. 3 round-headed dormers. Ground floor ashlar, now
rendered; first floor yellow mathematical tiles. Wooden modillion cornice.
Brick parapet with coping. Glazing bars intact. First floor windows triple
windows. 4 small bays on the ground floor with projecting cornices below over-
hang of first floor. Doorway with engaged Ionic columns, enriched frieze,
panelled reveals, semi-circular fanlight and projecting cornice beneath the
overhang of the first floor and 6-panel moulded door, the top 2 panels cut away
and glazed. Photograph in NMR. East wing has a C18 core but the exterior is
early to mid C19. Red brick in Flemish bond. Slate roof with 3 brick chimney
stacks. 3 storeys, 4 windows, mainly tripartite sashes. Later bay and fire
escape. It is possible that this building may have been part of an earlier
brewery before the later C19 brewery buildings were erected. Attached to the
north is a billiard room of c.1910. Large square l-storeyed red brick build-
ing. Front has 4 pilasters with stone coping and round-headed feature above.
Pilasters and moulded brick cornice. Rainwater head with floral swag. 2 x 4
bays. Side elevation has brick and slate porch with cambered door. Chimney-
stack to rear with scroll-work surround. Interior has arched granite fireplace
with oak surround and oak panelling.

Listing NGR: TR0166361512

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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