This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
RAMSGATE WESTERN UNDERCLIFF TR 3764 SE 18/441 Lift from Western Undercliff to Royal Esplanade at TR3763 6422 GV II Lift. Circa 1926 and probably by Sir John Burnet and Partners. Stone base and rendered shaft, with glass front. Rusticated and vermiculated base on plinth with heavy cornice to main shaft. Recessed single storey rusticated block to right. Three stage shaft in the form of a pylon with recessed centre panel, the main elevation infilled with coloured glass, graded from dark blue at base to white at top, divided into 3 stages by cross-panels. The side elevations are simply rendered. The pilaster- buttress crowned at top by fluted frieze, and recessed to parapet to ogival dome, all rendered. Boarded doors in rendered surround at top and bottom of shaft, and to side block (engine house).
Listing NGR: TR3763064220
© Mr Martin Carroll. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Carroll, Martin
Rights Holder: Carroll, Martin
Glass, Render, Stone, 20th Century Lift, Transport, Lifting And Winding Structure, Engine House, Industrial, Power Generation Site
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