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12, the Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3155 / 51°18'55"N

Longitude: 0.8911 / 0°53'27"E

OS Eastings: 601570

OS Northings: 161342

OS Grid: TR015613

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.J3Q

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.D6FD

Entry Name: 12, the Market Place

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175941

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

THE MARKET PLACE
1.
ll03 (South Side)
----------------
No 12
TR O16l SE 3/10 29.7.50.
II GV

2.
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

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