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Royal Sailors Rest, Ramsgate

Description: Royal Sailors Rest

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171767

OS Grid Reference: TR3835164800
OS Grid Coordinates: 638351, 164800
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3323, 1.4203

Location: B2054, Margate, Kent CT11 8LS

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

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Listing Text

TR 3864 NW
(north side)
13/144 Royal Sailors
Hotel, now commercial premises. 1904. Red brick with faience tiles and
slate roof. Four storeys and attic. Rusticated quoins to ground floor
with cornice, with 4 three storey panelled pilasters with freely-
treated capitals to frieze bearing the words Royal Sailors Rest. Dentil
cornice to roof with pinnacles to left and to right, arcaded parapet with
leaded semi-dormers to left and to right, and central scrolled and
shaped gable with bullseye window over 2 keyed round headed openings with
sashes. Corniced stacks to left and to right. Four French windows on
3rd and 2nd floors, square headed to left and to right and round headed to
centre, all with moulded faience surrounds and balconies, with 6 round
headed French windows in keyed round-headed surrounds on 1st floor with
continuous balcony. C20 plate glass shop front on ground floor with
panelled door to left, half-glazed door, and double half-glazed doors to
right. Erected in 1904 by the Royal British and Foreign Sailors'
Society as a Sailors hostel, and subsequently used as a hotel. (See
Busson, Ramsgate, 82).

Listing NGR: TR3835164800

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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