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Almhouses (Nos 1 to 30 and the Chapel), Faversham

Description: Almhouses (Nos 1 to 30 and the Chapel)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 176008

OS Grid Reference: TR0116361257
OS Grid Coordinates: 601163, 161257
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3149, 0.8852

Location: 7 S Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 7LR

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

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Listing Text

1103 (North-west Side)
(Nos 1 to 30 &
TR 0l6l SW 2/157A The Chapel)

Gothic building of 1863-4 designed by Messrs Hooker and Wheeler of
Brenchley, Kent, and built by G W Chinnock brothers of Southampton.
Symmetrical range 470 feet long, with return wings 120 feet long
facing Tanners Street and Napleton Street. Red brick, with white
bulk bands and stone dressings, tiled roofs. Casement windows.
At each end of the main front are 2 low towers containing water
tanks. 2 projections With gables between these and the centre.
Arcaded ground floor with gabled porches between the main gabled
projections. In the centre of the main front is the chapel which
is a Decorated stone building which projects. This has 2-light
windows with quatrefoils in the spandels; formerly, pointed bell
turret on either side of roof.

Listing NGR: TR0136261380

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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