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Description: Sailors' Church and Former Sailors' Home
Date Listed: 30 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 171990
OS Grid Reference: TR3812864526
OS Grid Coordinates: 638128, 164526
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3299, 1.4169
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RAMSGATE ROYAL HARBOUR
TR 3864 NW
30.10.85 Sailors' Home
Sailor's Church and former home. Opened 1878. Red brick with blue brick
banding. Slate roof. Three storeys with central gable to lean-to roof,
inscribed "Sailors' Home". Five bays of paired lancets on 2nd and 1st
floors, with 2 light paired lancets and roundel in ashlar to ground floor.
Boarded door in gabled porch to left return. Interior: ground floor church
with flat exposed timber ceiling on stone corbels, later C19 wooden seats;
lectern of 1878, hexagonal pulpit, both wooden. Four bay Commandment Table
with trefoil headed panels and framework of painted stone and marble. Stone
stairs in south east end with wooden and iron balustrade. Dormitory upstand
used for shipwreck survivors etc, with commemorative tablet to Frederick
Lucas at entrance. (Busson, Cap.3, Matkin).
Listing NGR: TR3812864526
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Source: English Heritage
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