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Description: St George's Hall
Star Snooker Centre
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171745
OS Grid Reference: TR3809665002
OS Grid Coordinates: 638096, 165002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3342, 1.4167
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RAMSGATE GEORGE STREET
TR 3865 SW
9/115 St. George's
Assembly rooms, now clubhouse. 1840's. Stock brick, with red brick
parapet, and with rendered details and slate roof. Single storey on
rusticated basement with moulded cill band and rusticated quoins to
cornice parapet, with C20 brick courses over with roof hipped to left,
and gabled to right with stack. Six large casements with glazing bars
in moulded surrounds with cornices, and 5 blank keyed window spaces in
basement. Double panelled doors with cornice over to right in
recessed wing with glazing bar sash in moulded surround over. Two
glazing bar casements with boarded door to left return. Second
recessed 2 storey wing to right, without the rendered details, with glazing
bar sash on each floor. The building was originally the Assembly Rooms
(Royal Assembly Rooms late C19), headquarters by late C19 of Volunteer
Battalion; Shanly's Electric Theatre, opened December 1911, later the
Star Cinema, and subsequently a furniture warehouse and now snooker
club. Probably built by Woodland and Grundy, 2 local builders who
developed Caven dish Street (q.v.) and George Street after 1839. (See
Busson 66; Kelly's Directories 1884, 1898, 1911).
Listing NGR: TR3809665002
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Source: English Heritage
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