15-29 Wellington Crescent

12 Jul 2003
15-29 Wellington Crescent, Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11 8JD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

RAMSGATE WELLINGTON CRESCENT TR 3864 NE (north side) 14/421 Nos. 15 - 29 GV II Terrace row. 1817-24. Stock brick, part rendered with slate roof.

Three storeys and basement to left (5 bays), 4 storeys and basement (6 bays) and taller 4 storeys and basement (4 bays). Rusticated base, with continuous ground floor iron Doric colonnade with continuous tented verandah on 1st floor with simple rails, trellised piers and valancing, with circular and bobbin-shaped patterns. Parapet and stacks ranged along whole length. End left house (No. 29) canted out of segment, with cross window and Diocletian on 2nd floor and single margin light French window with rectangular fanlight patterned to match the iron work of the verandah. Half-glazed door to left with semi-circular fanlight to left and large sash. All other houses with glazing bar sashes to 2nd floor (some now sashes) and margin light French windows on 1st floor with traceried rectangular fanlights (3 bays to each house unit). Most verandahs divided between houses by wooden or spiked rail partitions. Variety of doors, mostly still the original 8 panelled doors with central moulded vertical piece with semi-circular fanlights, largely still traceried. Basements with sashes, the areas (beneath the collonade) often now covered in, with variety of iron railings. Right return with round headed window openings, shaped gable end and late C19 shop front (now hotel entrance) with plate glass, boarded dado, central half-glazed door and tremendous fascia culminated in a central pediment, all in wood. Identical to Nos. 1 - 14, and completing the terrace bisected by The Plains of Waterloo. Only 8 of the 15 units had been built by the time of Collard and Hurst's map of 1822. (See also Busson, Ramsgate, 105; B.O.E. Kent V 1983, 429).

Listing NGR: TR3861464989


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0359 IOE Records taken by Martin Carroll; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Martin Carroll. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Carroll, Martin

Rights Holder: Carroll, Martin


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