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Royal Sailors Rest

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3323 / 51°19'56"N

Longitude: 1.4203 / 1°25'12"E

OS Eastings: 638351

OS Northings: 164800

OS Grid: TR383648

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.KVG

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.KSP0

Entry Name: Royal Sailors Rest

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171767

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 HARBOUR PARADE
TR 3864 NW
(north side)
13/144 Royal Sailors
Rest
GV II
Hotel, now commercial premises. 1904. Red brick with faience tiles and
slate roof. Four storeys and attic. Rusticated quoins to ground floor
with cornice, with 4 three storey panelled pilasters with freely-
treated capitals to frieze bearing the words Royal Sailors Rest. Dentil
cornice to roof with pinnacles to left and to right, arcaded parapet with
leaded semi-dormers to left and to right, and central scrolled and
shaped gable with bullseye window over 2 keyed round headed openings with
sashes. Corniced stacks to left and to right. Four French windows on
3rd and 2nd floors, square headed to left and to right and round headed to
centre, all with moulded faience surrounds and balconies, with 6 round
headed French windows in keyed round-headed surrounds on 1st floor with
continuous balcony. C20 plate glass shop front on ground floor with
panelled door to left, half-glazed door, and double half-glazed doors to
right. Erected in 1904 by the Royal British and Foreign Sailors'
Society as a Sailors hostel, and subsequently used as a hotel. (See
Busson, Ramsgate, 82).

Listing NGR: TR3835164800

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