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The Maison Dieu Museum

A Grade II* Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3115 / 51°18'41"N

Longitude: 0.8735 / 0°52'24"E

OS Eastings: 600362

OS Northings: 160855

OS Grid: TR003608

Mapcode National: GBR RTR.RNG

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.394F

Entry Name: The Maison Dieu Museum

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175959

Location: Faversham, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Faversham

Built-Up Area: Faversham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

OSPRINGE STREET
1.
ll03 (South Side)
---------------
No 17
(The Maison Dieu Museum)
TR 0060 11/171 29.7.50.
II* GV

2.
This building is the most substantial surviving portion of the medieval
Maison Dieu Hospital, founded in 1230. It was at one time a public house,
but is now scheduled as an Ancient Monument and is used as a small
Museum. It is a building with Cl3 base and early C16 timber-framed lst
floor overhanging on the protruding ends of the floor joists on both
the North and East sides. The North front slopes downhill from East
to West. 2 storeys. 2 windows. Ground floor has been rebuilt in
red brick on the North front, but on the East front is of flints
with 2 narrow windows, medieval. The lst floor has the timbering
exposed on the North and East fronts. Casement windows. Hipped
tiled roof. Doorway in splayed angle. Chimney breast at the West
end of the North front with a blocked arch in it. AM.

Nos 1 to l9 (odd) form a group.


Listing NGR: TR0036260855

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