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Maison Dieu

Ospringe Street, Ospringe, Faversham, England
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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 of English Heritage the site houses a small museum with informative panels and photos. We... More

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

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.

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london
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182 reviews 182 reviews
42 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

It's so interesting and such an honour to walk round such an old building and share its history. An experience greatly enhanced by the enthusiasm of the lady in charge Thank you

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

An interesting little museum, full of a miscellany of interesting objects. Well worth a visit. Lots of different rooms house artifacts from many different eras.

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Faversham
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

This extraordinary building is just a tiny remnant of what was a large sprawling place, with Royal visitors and some sort of hospital service for lepers and the like. Pilgrims, travellers, crusaders, scholars, clerics, all stayed here. The rooms are extraordinary and full of interesting local artefacts, and a human skull.

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