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Description: 124, High Street
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171816
OS Grid Reference: TR3799165205
OS Grid Coordinates: 637991, 165205
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3361, 1.4154
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RAMSGATE HIGH STREET
TR 3765 SE
8/187 No. 124
House, now offices. Early Cl8. Brown brick with red brick details,
with concrete/tiled roof. Two storeys, attic and basement on plinth
with moulded modillion eaves cornice to roof with Dutch shaped gables,
3 flat roofed dormers and stacks to left and to right. Regular
fenestration of 5 glazing bar sashes on first floor with fielded aprons
below, and 4 glazing bar sashes on ground floor with gauged heads.
Basement openings to centre left and to centre right. Central door
of 6 raised and fielded panels with moulded step and footscraper in
doorcase with fluted pilasters and projecting moulded architrave.
Fluted frieze with brackets to moulded and projecting cornice. Recessed
wing to left with door of 6 raised and fielded panels. Interior: marble
Neo-classical fireplaces, contemporary staircase and panelling
reported. In 1802 the home of Nathaniel Austen, shipping agent and
ropemaker (Cannon Road nearby was in 1735 and still in 1822 a ropewalk)
and banker. (Busson, 69;70; Collard and Hurst 1822).
Listing NGR: TR3798865193
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Source: English Heritage
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