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5 and 6, the Market Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.316 / 51°18'57"N

Longitude: 0.891 / 0°53'27"E

OS Eastings: 601562

OS Northings: 161399

OS Grid: TR015613

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.J2G

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.D6D0

Entry Name: 5 and 6, the Market Place

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175937

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.
1103 (West Side)
----------------
Nos 5 & 6
TR O161 SE 3/5 29.7.50.
II* GV

2.
C15 possibly earlier, timber-framed houses built round an
internal courtyard; east fronts plastered, facing onto
Market Place. No 5, 3 storeys and 1 window. No 6, 2 storeys
and 2 windows. 3 Gables. Crown post roofs with tiled cladding.
Tiled roofs. Ground floor underbuilt and consisting of
early Cl9 shop fronts. That in No 5 is slightly curved
with reeded pilasters and cornice over, but no glazing bars.
No 6 has 2 smaller windows with their glazing bars intact,
glazed double door between them and cornice over. In the
frontage of No 6 between its southernmost shop window and
that of No 5 are a medieval pointed doorway and oak door
with a keystone having the figure of a horse and the word
"Invicta" on it. No 5 has a small C18 bay window on the
1st floor. Early C17 windows to No 6 which have lost their
lead glazing. Georgian shop fittings in No 6. Wall
paintings discovered in lst storey room to rear in No 6.
5 late C16 painted panels; written Inscriptions behind
each panel on wall behind.

All the listed buildings in The Market Place form a group
Also Nos 1 and 2, 4 to 7 (consec) and No 7A form a group
with Nos 1 to 11 (consec) and 11A Court Street.


Listing NGR: TR0155961397

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