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Ursuline Convent School, Westgate-on-Sea

Description: Ursuline Convent School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 356500

OS Grid Reference: TR3163969530
OS Grid Coordinates: 631639, 169530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3775, 1.3272

Location: Canterbury Road Margate, Margate, Kent CT9 5JP

Locality: Westgate-on-Sea
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT9 5JP

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Listing Text

No 225
(Ursuline Convent
TR 36 NW 9/121


Built in 1886 as a private house, reputedly for a tea planter. The front
elevation is of 2 to 3 storeys red brick with stone window dressings, 3 gables.
Some sashes, some modified Venetian windows and some mullions and transoms.
Ground floor porch with open pediment containing moulded shell and 2 plain
Tuscan columns and 2 pilasters. The rear elevation has 3 gables, 2 of them
curved. Good interior of the period. Staircase with heavy carved balusters,
the Parlour has a Neo-Jacobean plasterwork ceiling of scrolls and putti and
the Library has a strapwork plastered ceiling. Fireplaces with swag or scroll
decorations and 1 marble fireplace with pilasters in the shape of terms and a
swag frieze.

Listing NGR: TR3163969530

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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