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Gateway and Walls to Former Abbey School, Ramsgate

Description: Gateway and Walls to Former Abbey School

Grade: II
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

Location: Goodwin Road, Margate, Kent CT11 0LP

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 0LP

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Listing Text

TR 3664 SE
(west side)
16/116 Gateway and
walls to former
Abbey School
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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