Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1116117

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Statutory Address: 12, THE MARKET PLACE


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Statutory Address: 12, THE MARKET PLACE

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 01570 61342


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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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Legacy System number: 175941

Legacy System: LBS

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