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Custom House with Forecourt, Ramsgate

Description: Custom House with Forecourt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 September 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 171779

OS Grid Reference: TR3853364792
OS Grid Coordinates: 638533, 164792
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3322, 1.4229

Location: Harbour Parade, 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 NE
(north side)
13.9.74 Custom House
with forecourt
Custom House. 1893/4. Deep red brick with matching terracotta details
and copper dome. Two storeys on plinth with moulded string course and
quoins to modillion eaves cornice with balustraded parapet. Dome with
lantern with columned drum, lion's mask frieze, dome and weather vane.
Five bay front , with projecting surrounds giving l:3:lrhythm
Segmentally headed sashes, with glazing bars to upper leaves; all set
in Ionic columned surrounds, with balustrade to 1st floor windows.
Central double panelled doors, with segmental fanlight in keyed and
moulded surround. Simple railed forecourt. Interior: original staircase
hall & offices survive.

Listing NGR: TR3853364792

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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