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The Lido Boating Pond and Retaining Walls, Ramsgate

Description: The Lido Boating Pond and Retaining Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171976

OS Grid Reference: TR3711364172
OS Grid Coordinates: 637113, 164172
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3272, 1.4021

Location: Royal Esplanade, Margate, Kent CT11 0HS

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 0HS

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Listing Text

TR 3764 SW
(south side)
17/340 The Lido, boating
pond and
retaining walls.
Bandstand and terraces, now boating pool and Leisure Park. 1924 by Sir John
Burnet and Partners. Rendered brick, low retaining wall to roadside, with
flights of stairs and side walls and central semi-circular flight all
leading to terrace, with central boating pond with fountain, the retaining
wall with cast iron lamp standards. This circular enclosure was originally
a dance floor with central bandstand until converted after W.W. II. A
bronze plaque on the lower boundary wall records the opening of the Royal
Esplanade and undercliff by the Prince of Wales, 1926. Flanked by sun-
shelters and cafe (see separate items). (See Busson, Book of Ramsgate, 111).

Listing NGR: TR3711364172

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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