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The Old House and Walled Forecourt, Ramsgate

Description: The Old House and Walled Forecourt

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171804

OS Grid Reference: TR3800465224
OS Grid Coordinates: 638004, 165224
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3363, 1.4156

Location: High Street, Margate, Kent CT11 9UA

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 9UA

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Listing Text

TR 3765 SE & TR 3865 SW
(north-east side)
No. 125 (The
Old House) and
walled forecourt

House. Early C18. Brown brick with red brick details and plain tiled
roof. Two storeys and attic with basement on plinth with moulded wooden
eaves cornice to roof with pedimented Dutch gables, 2 flat roofed
dormers and stacks to rear left and to rear right. Regular fenestration
of 4 glazing bar sashes- on each floor, all with gauged red brick heads,
grouped in pairs with central door of 6 raised and fielded panels, the
top 2 glazed. Doorcase with fluted Doric pilasters, triglyph frieze and
modillioned pediment, and with 2 moulded steps. Basement openings to
left and to right. Interior: panelled interiors survive both ground
floor and first floor, generally plain beaded panelling to entrance hall
and to left hand room, with marble fireplace and round headed recesses
to left and right of fireplace. Similar panelling to upper rooms.
Right hand ground floor room with panelled wainscot, dado rail and
panelled filling, all raised and fielded, as are the shutters and door.
Bolection moulded fireplace with panelled overmantel and domed fitted
cupboards to left and to right. The top lit stair is a later infill
replacing original newel stair. Walled forecourt, with 5 feet high
brick walls projecting from house to rendered piers with caps, with low
rendered front wall, now with late C20 breeze block courses over.
The house heavily swathed in scaffolding at time of survey.

Listing NGR: TR3800465228

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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