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The Old House and Walled Forecourt

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3363 / 51°20'10"N

Longitude: 1.4156 / 1°24'56"E

OS Eastings: 638004

OS Northings: 165225

OS Grid: TR380652

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.4PR

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.HN6Z

Entry Name: The Old House and Walled Forecourt

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171804

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 HIGH STREET
TR 3765 SE & TR 3865 SW
(north-east side)
No. 125 (The
Old House) and
walled forecourt
GV II *
0/d1

House. Early C18. Brown brick with red brick details and plain tiled
roof. Two storeys and attic with basement on plinth with moulded wooden
eaves cornice to roof with pedimented Dutch gables, 2 flat roofed
dormers and stacks to rear left and to rear right. Regular fenestration
of 4 glazing bar sashes- on each floor, all with gauged red brick heads,
grouped in pairs with central door of 6 raised and fielded panels, the
top 2 glazed. Doorcase with fluted Doric pilasters, triglyph frieze and
modillioned pediment, and with 2 moulded steps. Basement openings to
left and to right. Interior: panelled interiors survive both ground
floor and first floor, generally plain beaded panelling to entrance hall
and to left hand room, with marble fireplace and round headed recesses
to left and right of fireplace. Similar panelling to upper rooms.
Right hand ground floor room with panelled wainscot, dado rail and
panelled filling, all raised and fielded, as are the shutters and door.
Bolection moulded fireplace with panelled overmantel and domed fitted
cupboards to left and to right. The top lit stair is a later infill
replacing original newel stair. Walled forecourt, with 5 feet high
brick walls projecting from house to rendered piers with caps, with low
rendered front wall, now with late C20 breeze block courses over.
The house heavily swathed in scaffolding at time of survey.


Listing NGR: TR3800465228

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