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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1069431
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175959
Location: Faversham, Swale, Kent, ME13
Civil Parish: Faversham
Built-Up Area: Faversham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
ll03 (South Side)
(The Maison Dieu Museum)
TR 0060 11/171 29.7.50.
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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