British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Fountains Pool About 50 Metres West of Sunshelter and Rock Gardens, Ramsgate

Description: Fountains Pool About 50 Metres West of Sunshelter and Rock Gardens

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 172052

OS Grid Reference: TR3917465586
OS Grid Coordinates: 639174, 165586
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3390, 1.4326

Location: Victoria Parade, Margate, Kent CT11 8DF

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 8DF

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Ramsgate, Kent at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

TR 36 NE
(south side)
1/416 Fountains pool
about 50 metres
west of
sunshelter and
rock gardens
Fountain pool. 1923 by Sir John Burnet and Partners. Rendered brick.
Pentagonal pool, now filled to east, backed by a wall about 4 feet high
with end piers, with plinth and cornice. Central pedestal carrying
large square bowl on circular base, the sides of the bowl incised with
fish. On the centre of the pedestal a lion head water-spout in a
sunflower surround, with moulded circular shapes to spouts to left and
to right. The rear (west) side of the wall forms an integral bench,
with a paved platform and 3 paved returned steps down to ground level.
Part of the Winterstoke Gardens scheme of 1923, matching the sunshelter
and rock gardens (see separate item).

Listing NGR: TR3879765183

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.