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Description: Ardmore Hotel
Date Listed: 14 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 177844
OS Grid Reference: TR3229541574
OS Grid Coordinates: 632295, 141574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1263, 1.3184
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The following buildings shall be added to the list:
TR 3241 DOVER CASTLE HILL ROAD
1/87 No 18 (Ardmore Hotel)
House now a hotel. Circa early to mid C19. Stock brick, painted at front and left
hand side and with stuccoed ground floor. Asbestos tile roof with hipped left-hand
end. Brick gable end and axial stacks. Plan: Wedge-shaped plan. 2 principal
rooms at the front with a central entrance. Narrower at the left hand end which
appears to be only 1 room deep but wider at the right hand end which is 2 rooms
deep. Exterior: 3 storeys and basement. Symmetrical 3-window front with windows
disposed to the right. Stuccoed ground floor with band at first floor level, 2
round-headed 12-pane sash windows with keystones flanking central doorway which
has pilasters and an entablature with a depressed triangular pediment, rectangular
overlight and C19 6-panel door. Three 12-pane sashes on the first floor and three
9-pane sashes on the second floor with painted gauged brick flat arches. All
original sashes complete with glazing bars. The left hand end has C19 French case-
ment on first floor casement above and recessed rounded corner to left (rear) with
C19 round-headed sash on ground floor and sash above both bowed and with glazing
bars. The rear elevation is largely unaltered and 5 of the original C19 sashes with
glazing bars survive including a tall round-headed sash to the stacks. Interior
not inspected but original internal features are expected including the staircase
and other internal joinery; chimneypieces and plasterwork.
Listing NGR: TR3229541574
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Source: English Heritage
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