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The Lido Boating Pond and Retaining Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171976

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

RAMSGATE ROYAL ESPLANADE
TR 3764 SW
(south side)
17/340 The Lido, boating
pond and
retaining walls.
GV II
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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