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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1025310



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Thanet

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ramsgate

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171997

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RAMSGATE ROYAL ROAD TR 3764 NE + TR 3764 SE (west side) 12 + 18/361 Nos. 4-44 (even numbers) with railed Areas including No. 7 St Augustine's Road GV II Terrace Row. 1826-1836. Stock brick, part rendered, with slate roof. Three storeys, attic and basement, with area. Unified composition with rusticated base, and strings to 1st and 2nd floors, Ionic pilasters to slightly projecting terminal blocks (of 3 house-units each) and projecting and pedimented centrepiece (4 house-units), with pilaster-strips supporting cornice to roof with dormers and stacks ranged left to right along entire length. Each house with 2 glazing bar sashes on 2nd floor, some with replacement sashes, all with gauged heads. Two margin light French doors with rectangular traceried fanlights on first floor, with continuous line of tented verandahs on iron brackets, all with trellised piers and simple rails. All 22 houses with ground floor bows, with 3 glazing bar or replacement sashes separated by Ionic pilasters, each with panelled doors to left with semi-circular fanlight, those at the left end of the terrace with flights of steps decreasing in number uphill (to right). Margin light or glazing bar sashes and half-glazed doors to basement. Spear head rails to steps and basement Areas. End left house unit has no door to left of bow, the entry being on the left return: 3 storeys with rusticated base and Ionic pilaster quoins supporting cornice and gabled roof. Regular fenestra- tion of 3 glazing bar sashes to first and second floors, and 2 with keyed heads to ground floor, central panelled door and semi-circular fanlight in keyed and moulded surround. Extended to left by 2 storeys and basement, with cornice. Three glazing bar sashes each floor, with rendered and moulded centrepiece. Single storey extension left with glazing bar sash. This whole return block is No. 7 St Augustine's Road and is not separately listed. There is no such composition at right return of main terrace elevation. The terrace was part of the redevelopment of a cavalry barracks after 1820 by James Townley, the area becoming Spencer Square, of which this terrace forms the western side. Vincent van Gogh lived and taught French at a private school at No. 6, April-June 1876, and a blue plaque on the house records this. (See Busson, Ramsgate, 109)

Listing NGR: TR3786064458

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Busson, C , Book of Ramsgate109

National Grid Reference: TR 37835 64509


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