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12, the Market Place, Faversham

Description: 12, the Market Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175941

OS Grid Reference: TR0157061342
OS Grid Coordinates: 601570, 161342
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3155, 0.8911

Location: 14 Market Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AE

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

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Listing Text

ll03 (South Side)
No 12
TR O16l SE 3/10 29.7.50.

This building (originally part of Hatche's House, with No 14
Market Street adjoining) was later the Queen's Arms Inn, to which
James II was brought when apprehended on the Swale on his first attempt
to escape in 1688. The building is of C16 date, refronted in the
early C19. 2 storeys 4 windows. Stuccoed. Stringcourse, coved
cornice and parapet. The 2 centre window bays project. Small
pediment over them. Good contemporary shop front flanked by
scagliola Doric pilasters and the centre portion by engaged
scagliola Ionic columns with modillion cornice over supported
on brackets, of which the centre portion projects further than
the sides. The outer sections contain depressed arches with keystones
over, the western one being an entrance to Back Lane, the eastern
one part of the shop front. The centre portico has a wider depressed
arch with a bracket in place of the keystone. Rectangular panel
of scrolled iron work below and plate glass window. Doorway in Back
Lane in moulded architrave surround with blocked rectangular fanlight
and door of 6 fielded panels; moulded projecting cornice over.
Originally formed 1 house with No 14 Market Place [qv].

All the listed buildings in the Market Place form a group.
Also Nos 14 to 16 (consec) form a group with Nos 1 and 2,
4 to 12 (consec) West Street.

Listing NGR: TR0157061342

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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