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Fremlins Offices (Including East Wing and Billiard Room)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.317 / 51°19'1"N

Longitude: 0.8925 / 0°53'33"E

OS Eastings: 601663

OS Northings: 161512

OS Grid: TR016615

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.BH8

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.F567

Entry Name: Fremlins Offices (Including East Wing and Billiard Room)

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Last Amended: 9 July 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175900

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

In the entry for:-
TR 0161 NE
(east side)
1/30 Whitbread Fremlin's
29.7.50 (formerly listed as
Messrs George Beer and
Rigden's Offices)
- II*

The entry shall be amended to read:-

1/30 Fremlins Offices
(including East Wing and
Billiard Room)

This building apparently has no name or number. C18 front to a C16 house,
retaining the overhang of the first floor on a moulded bressummer. 2 storeys
and attic. 5 windows. 3 round-headed dormers. Ground floor ashlar, now
rendered; first floor yellow mathematical tiles. Wooden modillion cornice.
Brick parapet with coping. Glazing bars intact. First floor windows triple
windows. 4 small bays on the ground floor with projecting cornices below over-
hang of first floor. Doorway with engaged Ionic columns, enriched frieze,
panelled reveals, semi-circular fanlight and projecting cornice beneath the
overhang of the first floor and 6-panel moulded door, the top 2 panels cut away
and glazed. Photograph in NMR. East wing has a C18 core but the exterior is
early to mid C19. Red brick in Flemish bond. Slate roof with 3 brick chimney
stacks. 3 storeys, 4 windows, mainly tripartite sashes. Later bay and fire
escape. It is possible that this building may have been part of an earlier
brewery before the later C19 brewery buildings were erected. Attached to the
north is a billiard room of c.1910. Large square l-storeyed red brick build-
ing. Front has 4 pilasters with stone coping and round-headed feature above.
Pilasters and moulded brick cornice. Rainwater head with floral swag. 2 x 4
bays. Side elevation has brick and slate porch with cambered door. Chimney-
stack to rear with scroll-work surround. Interior has arched granite fireplace
with oak surround and oak panelling.

Listing NGR: TR0166361512

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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