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Rank Hovis Flour Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.34 / 51°20'24"N

Longitude: 1.413 / 1°24'46"E

OS Eastings: 637809

OS Northings: 165635

OS Grid: TR378656

Mapcode National: GBR X0D.XS2

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.FLW3

Entry Name: Rank Hovis Flour Mills

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171887

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

In the entry for
RAMSGATE MARGATE ROAD
TR 36 NE
(west side)
1/254 Rank Hovis
Flour Mills
The description shall be amended to read

Flour mills. 1865 by Edward Welby Pugin. Stock brick with red brick details. Five stores 3rd and 4th storeys added late in C19 or C20 with plinth-like ground
floor, segmentally headed arcaded middle stage encompassing 1st and 2nd
floors, brick bands to 3rd floors, and segmentally arcaded 4th floor. Gabled
full height cross wing at rear with stepped side wings. Seven bays, all with
metal casements. Three storey forebuilding, a later addition, but with
exactly similar detailing, and over it, on the mainblock, a single large
pointed window in multi moulded rebate, with crow-stepped raised surround.
Open arcade and glazed ground floor to forebuilding. Interior: The first,
second and third floors are supported on the original cast iron Tuscan style
columns but the original steam-driven machinery has been taken out and
replaced by C20 electically-driven machinery. Granary/silo/storage, etc. to
left not included. Designed by Pugin for the Isle of Thanet Steam Flour
Mills, (See Busson, Ramsgate, 129-30).

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RAMSGATE MARGATE ROAD
TR 36 NE
(west side)
1/254 Rank Hovis
Flour Mills
GV II
Flour mills. Circa 1860s by Edward Welby Pugin. Stock brick with red brick
details. Five storeys with plinth-like ground floor, segmentally headed
arcaded middle stage encompassing 1st and 2nd floors, brick bands to 3rd
floor, and segmentally arcaded 4th floor. Gabled full height cross wing
at rear with stepped side wings. Seven bays, all with metal casements.
Three storey forebuilding, a later addition, but with exactly similar
detailing, and over it, on the main block, a single large pointed window
in multi moulded rebate with crow-stepped raised surround. Open arcaded
and glazed ground floor to forebuilding leading to early large corrugated
iron-clad granary/silo/storage, etc. to left of indeterminate date.
Designed by Pugin for the Isle of Thanet Steam Flour Mills, (See Busson,
Ramsgate, 129-30).


Listing NGR: TR3708065180

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