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Fountains Pool About 50 Metres West of Sunshelter and Rock Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.339 / 51°20'20"N

Longitude: 1.4326 / 1°25'57"E

OS Eastings: 639174

OS Northings: 165587

OS Grid: TR391655

Mapcode National: GBR X0F.WJP

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.SL6W

Entry Name: Fountains Pool About 50 Metres West of Sunshelter and Rock Gardens

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172052

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 VICTORIA PARADE
TR 36 NE
(south side)
1/416 Fountains pool
about 50 metres
west of
sunshelter and
rock gardens
GV II
Fountain pool. 1923 by Sir John Burnet and Partners. Rendered brick.
Pentagonal pool, now filled to east, backed by a wall about 4 feet high
with end piers, with plinth and cornice. Central pedestal carrying
large square bowl on circular base, the sides of the bowl incised with
fish. On the centre of the pedestal a lion head water-spout in a
sunflower surround, with moulded circular shapes to spouts to left and
to right. The rear (west) side of the wall forms an integral bench,
with a paved platform and 3 paved returned steps down to ground level.
Part of the Winterstoke Gardens scheme of 1923, matching the sunshelter
and rock gardens (see separate item).

Listing NGR: TR3879765183

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