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Description: Vale House
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 172075
OS Grid Reference: TR3788464714
OS Grid Coordinates: 637884, 164714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3317, 1.4135
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RAMSGATE WEST CLIFF ROAD
TR 3764 NE
12/439 Vale House
House, now school. 1840's. Rendered with slate roof. Three storeys
and attic storey, the second floor set back behind a moulded cornice,
with parapet to attic block, with 2 casement windows. Stacks to left
and to right. Three round-headed sashes with Y-tracery on 2nd floor,
3 wooden casements with half-mullion and transom in moulded surrounds
on first floor, and 2 sashes on ground floor in moulded surrounds with
central half-glazed door with elliptical fanlight in pilaster surround
at head of 3 steps. Right return: 5 bay front, with 4 sash on ground
and first floors with scrolled shell pediment and 4 round headed sash
on second floors, all floors with central blank panel. The attic
storey moulded into a vast scrolled pediment with the word "Vale"
raised on a central panel. The reference is to the Vale, for the history
of which refer to item 12/389 . Vale House was probably built by the
builder William Saxby as part of James Creed Eddell's development of
The Vale, 1840-1850. (See Busson, Book of Ramsgate, 127-8).
Listing NGR: TR3788464714
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Source: English Heritage
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