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No 4 and Railed Area

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3295 / 51°19'46"N

Longitude: 1.4154 / 1°24'55"E

OS Eastings: 638028

OS Northings: 164475

OS Grid: TR380644

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.QMR

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.HV45

Entry Name: No 4 and Railed Area

Listing Date: 13 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171917

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Ramsgate

Built-Up Area: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

RAMSGATE THE PARAGON
TR 3864 SW
19/284 No. 4 and
railed Area
13.9.74
GV II
Terrace house. Circa 1816. Rendered with slate roof. Four storeys
and basement with parapet and stacks to left. Two sashes with moulded
surrounds on 2nd and 3rd floors. Two French windows on first floor in
lead-hooded verandah, with 2 moulded elliptical arches, and simple
Gothick traceried rails. Bow window to ground floor and basement with
2 sashes on ground floor with hood boxes, and glazing bar sash to left
and half-glazed door to right in basement, with sash to right below
stairs. Panelled door to right on ground floor with semi-circular
fanlight in moulded surround, with additional brackets to balcony, with
flight of 3 moulded marble steps. Spear head tails with urn-finial
principals. Interior: simple early C19 details, with marble surrounds
to painted iron moulded fireplaces. Simple turned baluster dog leg
stairs. The principal rooms on ground floor and first floor are
rendered elliptical by means of curved doors, preserving incised Greek
key ornament and fine brass key plates and escutcheons The Paragon was
originally laid out after 1802 as part of James Townley's redevelopment
of the old Cavalry Barracks site (see Spencer Square), and largely
completed by 1816. Nos. 4 to 11 inclusive indicate the original character
of the terrace, subsequently much altered. (See C. Busson, Book of
Ramsgate).

Listing NGR: TR3802864475

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