Gas Works, Offices With Railed Area, Depot And Adjoining Walls And Gate

23 May 2006
Gas Works, Offices With Railed Area, Depot And Adjoining Walls And Gate, Boundary Road, Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11 7NA
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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 BOUNDARY ROAD TR 3865 SW (north side) 9/62 Gas works, offices with railed area, depot and adjoin- ing walls and gate GV II Gas works offices and depot with walls. Late C19. Red brick and cream- coloured terracotta, with plain tiled roof. Two storeys and basement with moulded string course, cornice and parapet, with parapet gables and stacks to end left and to end right. Central projecting porch with octagonal turret and leaded ogee dome. Five light mullioned and transomed window to left, with coupled 2 light windows below, and large stair window, of 3 lights, the ground floor base sloping with the stairline. Five light to right with 2 dividing panels, and picture window with top lights on ground floor. Top storey of turret with label surround to door to balcony and gantry with ornate wrought iron scrolled bracket-rails to large clock. Two sashes in chamfered reveals on 1st floor, and double half-glazed doors on ground floor, with rectangular fanlight in moulded Gibbs-style surround, with ornate coat of arms in semi-circular panel over (part of the arches and pendentives which transform the rectangular ground floor porch to the semi-octagonal turret). Four moulded steps. All windows, door and decorative surrounds and details executed in terracotta. Large basement openings. Simple rails with scrolled uprights to steps and area. Depot building adjoining to right in brown brick with red brick details, of 2 storeys, with pedimented gable with roundel, on 3 pilaster-buttresses. Two wooden casements on 1st floor 2 semi-circular headed openings ground floor.

Right return (long side) and rear, whitewashed with irregular openings.

Wall to left (west) about 12 feet high, on plinth, with capped decorative pilaster (in same style as depot building buttresses) and coping. Stepped up 4 times to gateway, with simple iron gate and gate pier to west. Wall returned to adjoin main block with passageway entrance.

Listing NGR: TR3833565457


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1146 IOE Records taken by Peter Keeble; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Peter Keeble. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Keeble, Peter

Rights Holder: Keeble, Peter


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