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East Pier, No 1 Slipway, Bollards and Victoria or Dover Stairs

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3314 / 51°19'52"N

Longitude: 1.4234 / 1°25'24"E

OS Eastings: 638572

OS Northings: 164707

OS Grid: TR385647

Mapcode National: GBR X0M.DP9

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.MSBR

Entry Name: East Pier, No 1 Slipway, Bollards and Victoria or Dover Stairs

Listing Date: 30 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171981

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 ROYAL HARBOUR
TR 36 SE + TR 3864 NW
3+ 13/345 East Pier, No. 1
Slipway, bollards
30.10.85 and Victoria or
Dover Stairs
GV II
Harbour pier, slipway and bollards. Circa 1750 to 1792; built in part round
the old pier. Later repairs. Thomas Preston, Harbour mason. Extension or
advanced pier to south west c.1788, with Smeaton as designer and engineer:
pier head repaired 1812-14 by John Rennie. Faced with granite; stepped
granite to inner walls, roll moulded outer wall below parapet. Stone flag
paving, largely covered now with C20 paving. Thirty eight painted granite
bollards along inner wall. Radial pattern paving slabs at pier head. No.
1 slipway against east pier inner face is a Morton's Patent Slipway of 1838
with travelling cradle running on inclined rails above granite sets,
originally steam operated. Victoria or Dover stairs of granite, 1831 against
inner face of East pier. (See Busson, chap. 3; also Maritime Thanet,
R.B. Matkin).

Listing NGR: TR3812864526

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