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The Red Lion

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3335 / 51°20'0"N

Longitude: 1.4201 / 1°25'12"E

OS Eastings: 638331

OS Northings: 164934

OS Grid: TR383649

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.CV0

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.KRL3

Entry Name: The Red Lion

Listing Date: 13 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171869

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 KING STREET
TR 3864 NW
(south-east side)
13/236 No. 1 (The
Red Lion)
13.9.74
GV II
Public house. Late C17, altered C18 and early C19. Painted brick
with slate roof. Three storeys and attic with moulded string course
parapet to Mansard roof with 2 stacks to left. Single flat roofed
dormer to front elevation, and 2 to right return. Window opening,
boarded up, on 2nd floor, with 2 storey shallow canted bay below with
cornices on each floor, with 3 boarded openings at each floor. Tiled
base. Two storey bow to corner with boxed eaves, with 2 boarded
window openings on 1st floor, and double half-glazed doors with
rectangular fanlight and bracketted cornice and iron lamp on plain
bracket. Right return with 2 blocks, with 2 glazing bar sashes and
3 glazing bar sashes on upper floor, and 2 to ground floor to rear
block, with triple pilastered doorway, boarded up, to left (front block).
All boarded window openings originally glazing bar sashes. Interior:
gutted by fire at time of survey. The public house was existing in
1717 when it was used as the meeting place of the sessions of the officers
of the Vill of Ramsgate (until the first Market House was built in 1785).
(See Busson, Ramsgate, 97; see also Mirams, Old Ramsgate Pubs, II.
Marked as Red Lion on Collard and Hurst's 1822 map).

Listing NGR: TR3833164934

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