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Albion House, Ramsgate

Description: Albion House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 September 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 171667

OS Grid Reference: TR3856064874
OS Grid Coordinates: 638560, 164874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3329, 1.4233

Location: 4 Cottage Road, Margate, Kent CT11 8HQ

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 8HQ

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Listing Text

TR 3864 NE
(north-east side)
14/38 No. 27
(Albion House)
Terrace house, being used as offices. Circa 1790, altered mid C19.
Rendered with slate roof. Three storeys and attic with parapet to Mansard
roof, with 3 flat roofed dormers and stacks to left and to right. Regular
fenestration of 5 sashes in moulded surrounds on 2nd floor, 5 double hung
sashes on 1st floor with tented verandah on simple piers with scrolled
brackets and geometric pattern rails, returned to right side elevation.
Four sashes on ground floor with moulded surrounds, and central door of 6
raised and fielded panels and semi-circular fanlight with hollow chamfered
rebate and moulded surround, keyed and with pilasters, at head of flight of
5 steps. Right return with moulded oculus in gable end, 2 sashes and central
blank panel on each floor (glazing bar sash on 1st floor) in moulded surrounds,
with 3 storey and 1 storey extensions beyond with sashes and wooden casement.
Interior: original open string geometric stair reaching full height, with
moulded principals and unturned balusters. Some original fireplaces in top
storey rooms. Town council chamber added to rear, with mid C20 classical
decor. One of several residences used by the Duchess of Kent and Princess
Victoria in Ramsgate (c.1830).

Listing NGR: TR3856064874

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Source: English Heritage

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