GROVE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1069425

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1972

Statutory Address: Grove Cottage, Western Link, Faversham, ME13 7UA

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Location

Statutory Address: Grove Cottage, Western Link, Faversham, ME13 7UA

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Swale (District Authority)

Parish: Faversham

National Grid Reference: TR 00577 62703

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Details

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TR 0062 5/256 1103

FAVERSHAM, WESTERN LINK, Grove Cottage

(Formerly listed as Nos 1 & 2 (Grove Cottages) , OARE ROAD (West Side), DAVINGTON)

II GV

Pair of cottages on gunpowder works, now one house. Early/mid C18, altered late C19. Brick footings, weatherboarded timber frame above, central ridge stack and tiled half-hipped roof.

PLAN: Single-depth plan with rear outshut.

EXTERIOR: 2 storey - 4 window range, formerly each house of 2 windows, with central doorway, now only right-hand survives; 6/6-pane casements, with 4/4-pane casements in 4 hipped dormers.

INTERIOR: Altered 1990s.

HISTORY: The Oare Gunpowder Works was working from the C18 and underwent continuous development until 1936 when it closed. It included three houses at the NE end occupied by staff of the Works, which are the only surviving standing remains of the C18 Works.

(Cocroft, W, 'Oare Gunpowder Works', Faversham Papers in association with RCHME, N° 39, p28, 1994; Percival, A J, 'The Faversham Gunpowder Industry and its development', Faversham Papers, N° 4 3rd Ed. 1986)



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