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Sailors' Church and Former Sailors' Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3299 / 51°19'47"N

Longitude: 1.4169 / 1°25'0"E

OS Eastings: 638128

OS Northings: 164526

OS Grid: TR381645

Mapcode National: GBR X0L.K22

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.HTXV

Entry Name: Sailors' Church and Former Sailors' Home

Listing Date: 30 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171990

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 3864 NW
(Military Road)
13/354 Sailors'Church
and former
30.10.85 Sailors' Home
GV II
Sailor's Church and former home. Opened 1878. Red brick with blue brick
banding. Slate roof. Three storeys with central gable to lean-to roof,
inscribed "Sailors' Home". Five bays of paired lancets on 2nd and 1st
floors, with 2 light paired lancets and roundel in ashlar to ground floor.
Boarded door in gabled porch to left return. Interior: ground floor church
with flat exposed timber ceiling on stone corbels, later C19 wooden seats;
lectern of 1878, hexagonal pulpit, both wooden. Four bay Commandment Table
with trefoil headed panels and framework of painted stone and marble. Stone
stairs in south east end with wooden and iron balustrade. Dormitory upstand
used for shipwreck survivors etc, with commemorative tablet to Frederick
Lucas at entrance. (Busson, Cap.3, Matkin).

Listing NGR: TR3812864526

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