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The Castle Hotel, Ramsgate

Description: The Castle Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 171770

OS Grid Reference: TR3843564815
OS Grid Coordinates: 638435, 164815
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3324, 1.4215

Location: 52 Harbour Parade, Margate, Kent CT11 8LN

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

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Listing Text

TR 3864 NW
(north side)
26.10.78 No. 68 (The
Castle Hotel)
Public House, now Art Trust. Late C18, extended c.1805. Painted brick
with slate roof. Four storeys and basement with painted quoins to
ground floor and 1st floor, and parapet to roof with stacks to left,
to right and to end right. The original building with regular
fenestration of 3 segmentally sashes on 3rd floor, 3 segmentally headed
glazing bar sashes on 2nd floor; 3 canted bays with French windows
on 1st floor with tented verandah with trellised piers and wrought
rails. Two canted bays to ground floor with pilasters and sashes, with
basement openings below. Central double panelled door with semi-circular
fanlight in moulded surround. Large plastered doorcase with heavily
enriched and guilloched pilasters and huge brackets with relief of
castles supporting cornice. Additional wing to right with
segmentally headed glazing bar sash to each floor, with segmental plate
glass ground floor. Interior: late C19 staircase; Assembly rooms on
2nd floor. The main block and adjacent wing were both owned C18 and C19
by Tomson and Wootton, but run separately as the Castle Hotel ("lately
rebuilt" in 1814) and the Castle Tap, not originally interconnected.
(See Traditional Kent Buildings, No. 4, p.5 ).

Listing NGR: TR3843564815

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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