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Hotel Ambassador Southcliff, Folkestone

Description: Hotel Ambassador Southcliff

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 175385

OS Grid Reference: TR2245635598
OS Grid Coordinates: 622456, 135598
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0766, 1.1744

Location: The Leas, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DY

Locality: Folkestone
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 2DY

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Listing Text

5281 The LEAS
Nos 22 to 24 (consec)
(Hotel Ambassador)
No 25 (Southcliff)
No 26
TR 2235 NW 5/198 27.11.74.
A Mid C19 terrace. 4 storeys attics and basement stuccoed. Slate roof with
11 pedimented dormers, one of which is 3 light. Moulded dentilled eaves cornice.
Mainly sash windows (11) with verticals only. Southcliff has a 3-light canted
bay through all floors. Stringcourses between floors. 2nd floor windows have
curved pediments above and moulded architraves. 1st floor cast iron balcony
and Southciiff retains its tent-shaped canopy and verandah, 1 left side Tuscan
portico and double Tuscan portico. All the ground floors have rusticated 3-light
canted bays, but the Hotel Ambassador has had its doorcase removed and a modern
glazed porch inserted.

Nos 16 to 19 (consec) form a group with Nos 22 to 26 (consec), (Nos 16 and 17 being
buildings of local interest).

Listing NGR: TR2245635598

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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