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5 and 6, the Market Place, Faversham

Description: 5 and 6, the Market Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175937

OS Grid Reference: TR0156261398
OS Grid Coordinates: 601562, 161398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3160, 0.8910

Location: Market Place, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AG

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

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Listing Text

1103 (West Side)
Nos 5 & 6
TR O161 SE 3/5 29.7.50.

C15 possibly earlier, timber-framed houses built round an
internal courtyard; east fronts plastered, facing onto
Market Place. No 5, 3 storeys and 1 window. No 6, 2 storeys
and 2 windows. 3 Gables. Crown post roofs with tiled cladding.
Tiled roofs. Ground floor underbuilt and consisting of
early Cl9 shop fronts. That in No 5 is slightly curved
with reeded pilasters and cornice over, but no glazing bars.
No 6 has 2 smaller windows with their glazing bars intact,
glazed double door between them and cornice over. In the
frontage of No 6 between its southernmost shop window and
that of No 5 are a medieval pointed doorway and oak door
with a keystone having the figure of a horse and the word
"Invicta" on it. No 5 has a small C18 bay window on the
1st floor. Early C17 windows to No 6 which have lost their
lead glazing. Georgian shop fittings in No 6. Wall
paintings discovered in lst storey room to rear in No 6.
5 late C16 painted panels; written Inscriptions behind
each panel on wall behind.

All the listed buildings in The Market Place form a group
Also Nos 1 and 2, 4 to 7 (consec) and No 7A form a group
with Nos 1 to 11 (consec) and 11A Court Street.

Listing NGR: TR0155961397

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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