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Former Congregational Church, Ramsgate

Description: Former Congregational Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171890

OS Grid Reference: TR3804265049
OS Grid Coordinates: 638042, 165049
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3347, 1.4160

Location: Meeting Street, Margate, Kent CT11 9RT

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

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Listing Text

TR 3865 SW
(west side)
9/257 Former
Congregational Church, now warehouse. 1838 by James Wilson. White brick
with rendered details in Gothic style. Two storey entrance facade with
plinth, string course and moulded parapet,gabled over whole facade, with
paired flanking outer buttresses, and larger pinnacled buttresses to centre,
with quatrefoil in gable, and 7 lancets on 1st floor, the 5 centre paired
and raised to centre in moulded surrounds. Five lancets to ground floor,
with traceried doors with traceried panelled fanlights to left and to right
in multi-moulded arched surrounds. Rendered shields to centre:
Founded Erected Marble sarcophagus attached to centre.
AD AD Porch to right return, with fine traceried
1662 1838 panelled and glazed door, panelled traceried
apron and Y-traceried fanlight in moulded
surround, the redeeming feature of a somewhat weak design. The same architect
designed Cavendish Baptist Chapel (item 13/82 ) in same materials and
fashion, but with Neo-Norman details (Busson, Ramsgate, 68; B.O.E. Kent II
1983, 4267).

Listing NGR: TR3804065053

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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