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Description: Carramore Residential Hotel
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 172073
OS Grid Reference: TR3765564605
OS Grid Coordinates: 637655, 164605
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3308, 1.4102
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RAMSGATE WEST CLIFF ROAD
TR 3764 NE
Infirmary, now residential hotel. 1840's. White stock brick, in part
rendered, with slate roof. Two storeys on plinth with string course to
ground floor windows and rusticated quoins supporting cornice parapet to
double pitch roof with stacks to rear left and rear right. Regular
fenestration of 5 glazing bar sashes with cornice, the central with
pediment on first floor, and 4 glazing bar sashes with bracketted
cornices on ground floor. Central double doors with rectangular fanlight
and bracketted cornice at head of 4 steps with swept rails. Two storey
extension to right with 2 glazing bar sashes in moulded surrounds to
each floor. The property was acquired in 1849 by Augustus Welby Northmore
Pugin and associates and opened as a Seamens' Infirmary, under the patronage of the Duchess of Kent, originally as a temporary measure, but lasted as such until the founding of Ramsgate General Hospital (on the opposite side of the road)
in 1908/9, after which it became a girl's home, then hotel. (See Busson,
Book of Ramsgate, 127).
Listing NGR: TR3765564605
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Source: English Heritage
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