Description: Gateway and Walls to Former Abbey School
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171746
OS Grid Reference: TR3671464467
OS Grid Coordinates: 636714, 164467
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3300, 1.3966
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RAMSGATE GOODWIN ROAD
TR 3664 SE
16/116 Gateway and
walls to former
Gateway and walls. 1864-5, possibly by Edward Welby Pugin. Yellow brick and
red brick bands and ashlar details. Quadrant walls either side of
gateway about 10 feet in height with coping, extending about 10 yards
to piers, obscured by vegetation with boarded door in right hand wall.
Central gateway with multiple order surround and hood mould with gable
over with fleur-de-lys pinnacle supporting bifurcated cross. Buttresses
to left and to right, the former with sculpt1Joalscene in medallion, the
latter with statue in niche. The gate, with the adjacent lodges and
walls, was part of a convent built for Benedictine nuns in 1864-5
under the auspices of St. Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate, from 1878 a
boarding school for girls run by the sisters of the Assumption.
Listing NGR: TR3671464467
Source: English Heritage
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