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23, Court Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3174 / 51°19'2"N

Longitude: 0.8924 / 0°53'32"E

OS Eastings: 601653

OS Northings: 161563

OS Grid: TR016615

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.BG0

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.F44W

Entry Name: 23, Court Street

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175895

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

COURT STREET
1.
1103 (West Side)
-----------
No 23
TR O161 NE 1/27 29.7.50.
II GV

2.
Cl8 front-to C16-Cl7 house. 2 storeys and attic. 5 windows. 2 dormers.
Painted brick. Stringcourse. Parapet. Steeply pitched tiled roof. The
2 southernmost window bays project. The windows on the lst floor have
cambered head linings and glazing bars intact. 2 stroll modern shop
fronts and between them a C17 doorway of kentish rag stone older than
the facade, probably C17. This is a pointed doorway with a tooth-
shaped keystone and carved spandrels set in a moulded architrave
surround with projecting cornice over, probably added in the C18.
10-panel moulded door with pointed moulded tymparum over. Said to
have been residence of Capt John Trowts who was mayor of Faversham
in 1660 and who entertained here King Charles II with whom he had shared
exile in Breda.

Nos 17 to 25 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: TR0165061569

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