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Gateway and Walls to Former Abbey School

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.33 / 51°19'47"N

Longitude: 1.3966 / 1°23'47"E

OS Eastings: 636714

OS Northings: 164467

OS Grid: TR367644

Mapcode National: GBR X0K.KXC

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.5T5S

Entry Name: Gateway and Walls to Former Abbey School

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171746

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

TR 3664 SE
(west side)
16/116 Gateway and
walls to former
Abbey School
Gateway and walls. 1864-5, possibly by Edward Welby Pugin. Yellow brick and
red brick bands and ashlar details. Quadrant walls either side of
gateway about 10 feet in height with coping, extending about 10 yards
to piers, obscured by vegetation with boarded door in right hand wall.
Central gateway with multiple order surround and hood mould with gable
over with fleur-de-lys pinnacle supporting bifurcated cross. Buttresses
to left and to right, the former with sculpt1Joalscene in medallion, the
latter with statue in niche. The gate, with the adjacent lodges and
walls, was part of a convent built for Benedictine nuns in 1864-5
under the auspices of St. Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate, from 1878 a
boarding school for girls run by the sisters of the Assumption.

Listing NGR: TR3671464467

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