THE MAISON DIEU MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1069431

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Statutory Address: THE MAISON DIEU MUSEUM, 17, OSPRINGE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MAISON DIEU MUSEUM, 17, OSPRINGE STREET

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 00362 60855

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History

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Details

OSPRINGE STREET 1. ll03 (South Side) --------------- No 17 (The Maison Dieu Museum) TR 0060 11/171 29.7.50. II* GV

2. 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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 175959

Legacy System: LBS

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