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84, Abbey Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Faversham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3184 / 51°19'6"N

Longitude: 0.8945 / 0°53'40"E

OS Eastings: 601792

OS Northings: 161682

OS Grid: TR017616

Mapcode National: GBR SW3.BXZ

Mapcode Global: VHKJW.G463

Entry Name: 84, Abbey Street

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439089

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/10/2012


TR 0161 NE
1/90
29.7.50


ABBEY STREET
(east side)
No 84


(Formerly listed as 82-84 (consec) Abbey Street)


GV II*


House. Late C16 timberframed house of c1589 refronted in early C19. Front forms part of
terrace with nos 82 and 83. 2 storeys and attics painted mathematical tiles. Tiled roof with brick
chimney stack. Parapet with stone copings. Tripartite sash to 1st floor. Ground floor has restored
bow window matching those to nos 82 and 83. Left side doorcase has blocked round-headed
fanlight, impost blocks and panelled door. Rear elevation has exposed timber frame with close
studding, the attic gable over sailing on curved brackets. 2 side windows on each floor have
original triple mullioned windows. Central windows are tripartite sashes to lower floors and
casement to attic storey. Very fine late C16 interior includes room with oak panelling with
strapwork frieze and overmantel with pilasters and arches and cupboard with cocks head hinges.
Fine well staircase with moulded handrail and chamfered newel posts with knops. Dining room
has early C19 wooden fire surround with reeding and paterae and cast iron basket grate and late
C16 panelling with frieze of mutules. Drawing room has oak panelling with mutule frieze and
pilasters and overmantel with pilasters, terms and strapwork motifs. Stopped doorcases with
panelled doors and 3 plank doors with iron hinges. Ground floor passageway has chamfered
beams and decorative brackets.

Listing NGR: TR0179561678

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

Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/10/2012


TR 0161 NE
1/90
29.7.50


ABBEY STREET
(east side)
No 84


(Formerly listed as 82-84 (consec) Abbey Street)


GV II*


House. Late C16 timberframed house of c1589 refronted in early C19. Front forms part of
terrace with nos 82 and 83. 2 storeys and attics painted mathematical tiles. Tiled roof with brick
chimney stack. Parapet with stone copings. Tripartite sash to 1st floor. Ground floor has restored
bow window matching those to nos 82 and 83. Left side doorcase has blocked round-headed
fanlight, impost blocks and panelled door. Rear elevation has exposed timber frame with close
studding, the attic gable over sailing on curved brackets. 2 side windows on each floor have
original triple mullioned windows. Central windows are tripartite sashes to lower floors and
casement to attic storey. Very fine late C16 interior includes room with oak panelling with
strapwork frieze and overmantel with pilasters and arches and cupboard with cocks head hinges.
Fine well staircase with moulded handrail and chamfered newel posts with knops. Dining room
has early C19 wooden fire surround with reeding and paterae and cast iron basket grate and late
C16 panelling with frieze of mutules. Drawing room has oak panelling with mutule frieze and
pilasters and overmantel with pilasters, terms and strapwork motifs. Stopped doorcases with
panelled doors and 3 plank doors with iron hinges. Ground floor passageway has chamfered
beams and decorative brackets.

Listing NGR: TR0179561678

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