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Gateway and Wall Enclosing Gardens of Nos 9 to 12 Stephens Close, Faversham

Description: Gateway and Wall Enclosing Gardens of Nos 9 to 12 Stephens Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175953

OS Grid Reference: TR0091861608
OS Grid Coordinates: 600918, 161608
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3181, 0.8819

Location: Monks Close, Faversham, Kent ME13 7SS

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

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Listing Text

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29.7.50. Gateway enclosing gardens
of Nos 9 to 12 Stephens Close
(formerly listed under
Dark Hill Davington).
- Wall enclosing Nos 9 to 12
Stephens Close
TR 0061 NE 9/145A

Red brick wall formerly enclosing garden to Davington Count and now
enclosing back gardens of Nos 9 to 12 Stephens Close. The North-west
end of this wall has now been demolished. Formerly in the centre
of the wall on this side, but now towards its Northern end, is
an archway dated 1624. This is an obtusely-pointed arch with
chamfered jambs, flanked by obelisk-shaped pilasters, with dripstone,
cornice and truncated pediment over. The upper part of the
pilasters is of red brick, the arch and lower part of the pilasters
are covered with a thin coating of cement. A similar, plainer
gateway in wall enclosing garden to No 9. Gateway with similarly
shaped arch of stone; truncated brick pediment over. Part of original
wall remains in North-east corner of garden to No.9; fine round-headed
moulded stone gateway incorporated within it.

Listing NGR: TR0091861608

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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