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Maison Dieu

Ospringe Street, Ospringe, Faversham ME13 8TS, England
+44 1795 534542
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Faversham history

A warm welcome and very inexpensive. Lots of history and well presented. Stairs make disabled... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Gravesend, United Kingdom
via mobile
Limited hours with local interest

A 13th century flint and timber-framed building with a small collection of Roman artefacts which... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Philip S
Pakenham, United Kingdom
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13 May 2017
“Faversham history”
29 Apr 2017
“Limited hours with local interest”
Ospringe Street, Ospringe, Faversham ME13 8TS, England
+44 1795 534542
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome and very inexpensive. Lots of history and well presented. Stairs make disabled access difficult unfortunately. Must admit I found it really interesting.

Thank MartynDyer
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A 13th century flint and timber-framed building with a small collection of Roman artefacts which had been excavated locally. The building was originally part of a hospital and is situated on the old Roman built Watling road; which is still busy with local traffic despite...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Firstly it's important to time your visit as the museum is only open 6 hours a week on Sat and Sun afternoons - no doubt this is because it relies on volunteers who on this occasion were very friendly and helpful. This is a slightly...More

Thank IE_and_H
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Water Lane is a lovely walk and if you like Churches one is just down the road and the Ship Pub oposite the Maison Dieu is nice for a drink and some food.

Thank honeypotkat
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Great history, the Lady tour guides were charming and had so much information about Maison Dieu and the surrounding houses/town.

Thank C M
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We have lived in the local area for the best part of a decade and never got round to visiting despite being intrigued by the quirky building. Inside is quite bare but full of interesting facts before you have even passed the entrance. Such significance...More

Thank Mrsgrr
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This fascinating medieval building is owned and run by the local community but is in the guardianship of English Heritage. Its history is brought to life by an excellent introduction by a knowledgeable local volunteer, who also provides a useful leaflet and a room-by-room guide....More

1  Thank Padger
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Maison Dieu (House of God) is on the A2 in Faversham, Kent. It has been a Royal lodge commissioned by Henry III, monastery,hospital, retirement home & hostel over the years. Maison Dieu became a grade 2 listed building in 1950.Now it is run by English...More

1  Thank KentEnglandLife
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Maison dieu or house of God is the remains of an important pilgrim resting complex, for those journeying to Canterbury. It is sited by the side of the main road, and only survived due to the dedication of local people . Now in the care...More

2  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

Visited here on one of their open days, its a very quirky little place, rich with history. Lots of little unknown facts - for example the road by the side of it was once a stream! Worth a visit, lovely volunteers too.

Thank Lpriestman
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Ann A
18 August 2015|
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