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Heritage Event, Thu 10 - Sun 13 Sep 2015

Fordwich Town Hall, Canterbury

Fordwich Town Hall, Canterbury

Contact

Heritage Open Days

Address

King Street,
Fordwich,
Canterbury,
Kent,
CT2 0DB

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 10 - Sun 13 Sep Fordwich Town Hall

Details

Built in 1544 during the reign of Henry VIII, this brick and timber framed building was once used as a court room and jail. The Town Hall is still used by the present Town Council for meetings, and it is the oldest and smallest still in use.

An historical audio-visual commentary can be viewed in the Undercroft throughout.

Partial wheelchair access.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 10 - Sun 13 Sep 2015 13:30 to 16:00

Prices

Booking details: no booking required.

Facilities

Partial wheelchair access.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 179597  Lat: 51.29507 Long: 1.12543

The historic Town of Fordwich lies on the Great Stour river, about two miles east of Canterbury, just south of the A28 road to Thanet, close to Sturry. Bus and train links to Fordwich and Canterbury are good.

Parking: free

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