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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3316 / 51°19'53"N

Longitude: 1.4106 / 1°24'38"E

OS Eastings: 637683

OS Northings: 164689

OS Grid: TR376646

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.HFJ

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.DSLK

Entry Name: Christ Church

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Parish: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172038

Source ID: 1086069

Listing Text

RAMSGATE VALE SQUARE
TR 3764 NE
(west side)
12/402 Christ Church
GV II
Parish church. 1846-7 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Ragstone with slate
roof and shingled spire. Nave with aisles, chancel with south chapel and
north-eastern tower in Early English style. Continuous plinth with
buttresses throughout. Three stage tower with corner buttresses and
broach spire and with quatrefoil openings with clockface over. Paired
lancets, some to nave with quatrefoils over. North, west and south
gabled porches with hood-moulded arched doorways. Interior: high and
broad, nave arcade of 4 bays with double chamfered arches on round
piers, with roof of 3 crown posts. North aisle blocked and rendered
with boarded central doorway, and double arched plank and stud door to
west, and converted to vestry and parish rooms. Double chamfered
chancel arch. Trussed rafter roofs to aisles, also with double
chamfered arches to chapel and ground floor of tower. Chancel double
chamfered arches to north and, on hollow chamfered octagonal responds,
to south. Trussed rafter roofs throughout. Shafted and moulded
reveals to chancel lancets. Fittings: trefoil headed arcaded reredos,
the central 5 bays with triangular heads. Trefoil arcaded altar rails.
Brass lecturn dated 1885. Pulpit, the base at least dated 1922, with
stone coved base, arcaded sides and rail and marble colonettes and
hand rail. Some mid C19 furnishings. Original tiled floors. The
church was part of James Creed Eddel's scheme to develop Vale Square,
the builders/developer was William Saxby, see item 12/389. (See Busson,
Ramsgate, 127 to 128; B.O.E. Kent II, 1983, 425).

Listing NGR: TR3768364689

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