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Lift from Western Undercliff to Royal Esplanade at Tr 3763 6422, Ramsgate

Description: Lift from Western Undercliff to Royal Esplanade at Tr 3763 6422

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 172077

OS Grid Reference: TR3763564224
OS Grid Coordinates: 637635, 164224
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3274, 1.4096

Location: A299, Margate, Kent CT11 0EZ

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 0EZ

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Listing Text

TR 3764 SE
18/441 Lift from
Undercliff to
Royal Esplanade
at TR3763 6422
Lift. Circa 1926 and probably by Sir John Burnet and Partners. Stone
base and rendered shaft, with glass front. Rusticated and vermiculated
base on plinth with heavy cornice to main shaft. Recessed single storey
rusticated block to right. Three stage shaft in the form of a pylon with
recessed centre panel, the main elevation infilled with coloured glass,
graded from dark blue at base to white at top, divided into 3 stages by
cross-panels. The side elevations are simply rendered. The pilaster-
buttress crowned at top by fluted frieze, and recessed to parapet to
ogival dome, all rendered. Boarded doors in rendered surround at top
and bottom of shaft, and to side block (engine house).

Listing NGR: TR3763064220

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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