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Description: Nos 3-13 with Railed Areas
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171664
OS Grid Reference: TR3889165309
OS Grid Coordinates: 638891, 165309
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3366, 1.4283
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RAMSGATE ALBERT ROAD
TR 3865 SE
10/35 Nos. 3-13 (odd
Terrace row. Circa 1860. Attributed Edward Welby Pugin. Stock brick, in part
painted, with rendered details. Slate roof in part replaced with concrete
tiles. Italian Gothic in style. Four storeys and basement, the top storey
in the form of a semi-attic, with plinth and Lombard frieze to central range,
and stacks to left and to centre and projecting and corbelled at end left
and end right (truncated) with single corbelled chimneys on parapet to left
(truncated) and to right. Central stepping down to right, breaking facade
into 2 equal sections. Gabled pavillions at each end of terrace with full 4
storeys, kneelered gable and gable light, and secondary gable to centre.
Central range with 2 large semi-dormers and 2 small to each half of terrace,
all set within pierced balustrade, and all with bargeboards. Each house unit
with triple lancet and single lancet sash on 2nd floor, all with rendered
arched heads. The tripartite windows are set above 2 storey and basement
canted bays, with balustraded parapets, and with moulded segmentally headed
surrounds to sashes, with single keyed segmentally headed French windows
between. Continuous balcony over whole front, with unusually styled Gothic
rail, replaced at end left by simple C20 rail. Set in the outer corners of
each pavillion are small round turret-like oriels at 1st floor level,
corbelled out and with traceried fenestration. Half-glazed doors to left, to
right, paired to centre right, and replaced by C20 hotel entrance to centre
left, all with solid walls and piers to flights of steps. Sashes and half-
glazed doors to basement, with palmette-headed rails to basement area. Pugin
and some business associates bought the former Mount Albion House estate in
the 1840's, building some terraces, of which this block and the Granville
Hotel (originally Granville Terrace) were by Pugin himself. (See Busson,
Listing NGR: TR3889165309
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