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East Cliff House, Ramsgate

Description: East Cliff House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 172058

OS Grid Reference: TR3856964898
OS Grid Coordinates: 638569, 164898
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3331, 1.4234

Location: 1 Cottage Road, Ramsgate CT11 8JD

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

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Listing Text

TR 3864 NE
(north side)
14/422 East Cliff
House. Circa 1825 for William Miller. Stock brick with rendered details
and slate roof. Three storeys and basement. Rusticated base with string
course, raised over projecting pedestals supporting giant Doric pilasters
on 1st and 2nd floors, with moulded cill band to 2nd floor. Full
entablature to parapet with stacks to left and to right. Regular
fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes in moulded surrounds on 2nd floor
(16, 12 and 16 paned) with 3 elongated glazing bar sashes on 1st floor
in moulded surrounds with frieze and cornice and sunk aprons. Bows to
left and to right on ground floor with tripartite glazing bar sashes,
pilasters and heavy frieze and cornice. Central half-glazed door with
rectangular fanlight in projecting porch with fluted Doric columns and
heavy frieze and cornice. Glazing bar sashes to basement. Single
storey rusticated extension to right with glazing bar sash. The name
East Cliff House inscribed on plaque over central 1st floor window.
William Miller was a shipwright, his yards on the beaches below
connected to East Cliff House by tunnel through the chalk. (See Busson,
Ramsgate, p105).

Listing NGR: TR3856964898

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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