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Rock Gardens and Cliff Stairs About 30 Metres South of Sunshelter, Ramsgate

Description: Rock Gardens and Cliff Stairs About 30 Metres South of Sunshelter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 172055

OS Grid Reference: TR3919465544
OS Grid Coordinates: 639194, 165544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3386, 1.4328

Location: Victoria Parade, Margate, Kent CT11 8DF

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

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Listing Text

TR 36 NE
(south side)
1/419 Rock gardens
and cliff stairs
about 30 metres
south of
Rock gardens and stairs. 1936. Pulhamite. Two long flights of steps,
in crazy paving style, descend the cliff face, stratified and moulded
as if natural rock. Contains seams of flints, with small gulleys, rock
pools, and recesses at intervals containing benches. Parapet wall to
seaward also of Pulhamite. Exposed substructure of brick rubble in
places. Bronze plaque at base recording the opening of Winterstoke
undercliff and rock Gardens, 10th July, 1936, the rock gardens
constructed by Pulham and Son under the Borough Engineer Alec Adlington.
Total extent about 100 metres, and about 25 metres high. The base is of
hammer-dressed coursed stone block, incorporating simple rendered shelter
(the promenade constructed by Holborn Construction Co.).

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

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