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Faversham Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3115 / 51°18'41"N

Longitude: 0.8916 / 0°53'29"E

OS Eastings: 601623

OS Northings: 160903

OS Grid: TR016609

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.Q7B

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.D9QF

Entry Name: Faversham Railway Station

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438699

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

5282 Faversham Railway
TR 05 NW 4/321

Railway station. c.1858. Down side is of yellow brick with red brick dressings.
Hipped slate roof. One storey. Central section has 6 round-headed sashes with
vertical glazing bars only and horns. End pilasters. Red brick voussoirs and impost
blocks. Central round-headed doorcase with fanlight in pedimented surround. Plinth.
Wooden canopy supported on iron brackets with scroll pattern. To east is one storey
building of lower elevation with one cambered arched casement window and one cambered
arched. To west is one storey portion also of lower elevation in yellow brick with
hipped slate roof, red brick cornice and 4 cambered casements. Interior of Booking
Hall retains original carved wooden ticket office with wooden pilasters, glazed
continuous fanlight at top and 3 tiers of wooden square framing with vertical plank-
ing behind plinth. Upside is also of c.1858. Yellow brick with redbrick dressings
and hipped slate roof. Pilasters. 6 round-headed windows having vertical glazing
bars only with red brick arches and round-headed doorcase with pedimented hood.
End brick chimneystacks. The two buildings are linked by 2 contemporary white
glazed tiled underpasses. 2 centre platforms with identical platform buildings.
Each has 3 one storey partitions built of yellow brick with red brick dressings
connected by very long wooden jettied canopy supported by iron girders and brackets
with scrollwork design and 8 cast iron columns. Pavilions nearest underpass have
3 cambered tripartite windows (one on the downside platform converted into a door)
and 3 cambered sashes and cambered headed doorcase with cambered fanlight and 4
panelled door, the top two panels glazed. Central pavilion similar with 7 cambered
casements. End pavilion has 6 cambered casements. Each platform has square wooden
ticket booth and iron spear railings to underpass with circle patterns near base.
Built for the East Kent Railway line.

Listing NGR: TR0158660914

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