Faversham doors

Posted: 16th August, 2019 Category: Architecture

How many of these Faversham doors can you identify? Faversham Life’s Lisa Valder took a stroll around the town and photographed the ancient and modern, the imposing and the unassuming

Words Amicia de Moubray, Posy Gentles Photographs Lisa Valder

Faversham doors

Who will be the next incumbent to own these elaborately glazed doors framed by elegant thin pilasters?

Faversham doors

Once an important staging post, The Ship Inn is now residential. It dates in part from the 15th century.

Faversham doors

Teal paint and an ornate grill

Faversham doors

Famed for our pubs, this door will be familiar to many

Faversham doors

A fine classical door surround with a handsome pediment.

Faversham doors

A glimpse through the back door

Faversham doors

A marvellous set of old wooden double doors

Faversham doors

A studded wooden door in the Tudorbethan style

Faversham doors

A fine pair of wooden doors. One can but admire the practicality of the vertical letterbox in the more recent door and the handsome iron hinges

Faversham doors

The ancient and the old side by side in this charming red house

Faversham doors

A door in need of attention but a fabulous blue nonetheless

Faversham doors

This double door is to be repainted. Note the vermiculated keystone and quoins on either side of the door

Faversham doors

Is this the oldest door in Faversham?

Faversham doors

A pretty set of glazed doors in the regency style

Faversham doors

Befittingly ostentatious for the country’s oldest brewery

Faversham doors

An august classical portico. The eccentric capitals are a winning amalgam of Corinthian and Ionic captials

Faversham doors

A classically simple white-painted portico with a handsome fanlight

Faversham doors

A sturdy old wooden door

Faversham doors

Unpainted and gleaming with age

Faversham doors

An ornate setting for this door – possibly a later addition

Faversham doors

The fanlight is rather more elegant than the doors which were probably changed

Faversham doors

A solid door, now slightly crooked in its elegant frame

Faversham doors

For those of us who remember the much-lamented Ruby Shoes

Faversham doors

Simple and fine