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Latitude: 51.3272 / 51°19'37"N
Longitude: 1.4021 / 1°24'7"E
OS Eastings: 637113
OS Northings: 164172
OS Grid: TR371641
Mapcode National: GBR X0L.M9M
Mapcode Global: VHMCW.8W2Y
Entry Name: The Lido Boating Pond and Retaining Walls
Listing Date: 4 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 171976
Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11
Civil Parish: Ramsgate
Built-Up Area: Ramsgate
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
RAMSGATE ROYAL ESPLANADE
TR 3764 SW
17/340 The Lido, boating
Bandstand and terraces, now boating pool and Leisure Park. 1924 by Sir John
Burnet and Partners. Rendered brick, low retaining wall to roadside, with
flights of stairs and side walls and central semi-circular flight all
leading to terrace, with central boating pond with fountain, the retaining
wall with cast iron lamp standards. This circular enclosure was originally
a dance floor with central bandstand until converted after W.W. II. A
bronze plaque on the lower boundary wall records the opening of the Royal
Esplanade and undercliff by the Prince of Wales, 1926. Flanked by sun-
shelters and cafe (see separate items). (See Busson, Book of Ramsgate, 111).
Listing NGR: TR3711364172
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