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Faversham Timeline

Faversham’s evolution has been dictated by its climate, soils, natural resources, crops, Creek, and community spirit. Dates are approximate

We sell a pocket-sized booklet Faversham A Brief History, with much more detail, fascinating maps and a unique selection of historic photos from the Faversham Society’s extensive collection. It covers the evolution of our beautiful town from the earliest times up to the present day. Available for purchase via our online store

Pre-Roman

Pre-Roman
up to 55BC

Roman

Roman
55BC to 400

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Jutish

Jutish
400 to 1065

Norman and Early Medieval

Norman and Early Medieval
1066 to 1300

Mid Medieval

Mid Medieval
1300 to 1485

Tudor

Tudor
1485 to 1603

Stuart

Stuart
1603 to 1714

Early Georgian

Early Georgian
1714 to 1760

Late Georgian

Late Georgian
1760 to 1837

Early Victorian

Early Victorian
1837 to 1860

Late Victorian

Late Victorian
1860 to 1901

Up to World War I

Up to World War I
1901 to 1919

Up to World War II

Up to World War II
1920 to 1945

Up to Date

Up to Date
1945 onwards

Opening Times

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
12 Market Place
10am to 4pm - Monday to Saturday
10am to 1pm - Sunday (opening hours may vary)

FLEUR MUSEUM - FREE ENTRY
11am to 3pm - Friday and Saturday

SECOND-HAND BOOKSHOP
10am to 3.30pm - Monday to Saturday

CHART MILLS
Closed until Spring 2023

Registered Charity  Number 1135262 - Company No 07112241
The Faversham Society - Registered Address: 10-13 Preston Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 8NS
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