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NOS 1-23 WEST CLIFF TERRACE INCLUSIVE, WITH TERRACING TO SOUTH

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.

Name: NOS 1-23 WEST CLIFF TERRACE INCLUSIVE, WITH TERRACING TO SOUTH

List entry Number: 1055848

Location

NOS 1-23 WEST CLIFF TERRACE INCLUSIVE, WITH TERRACING TO SOUTH, 1-23, PEGWELL ROAD

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: 13-Aug-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171937

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Details

RAMSGATE PEGWELL ROAD TR 3664 SE (south side) Nos. 1-23 16/303 West Cliff Terrace inclusive, with 13.8.68 terracing to south II GV Terrace row. c 1840. Stock brick, part rendered with slate roof, in Italianate style. Entrance front to Pegwell Road. Four storeys and basements with plinth, moulded string course to 1st floor and cornice to 3rd (attic) storey with cornice and parapet to end partitions and to centre bays, both with massive scrolls. Stacks ranged from left to right. The end partitions (of 2 bays each) and centre 12 bays with round headed sashes on 3rd floor, otherwise sashes throughout in moulded surrounds, with bracketted cornices and shell pediments on 1st floor. Two window bays to each unit, 24 bays in all. Two storey porches to right with one 3 storey to centre right and 3 storey porches to left with one 2 storey, all rendered on ground floor, mostly brick over, with cornices to each stage, and with single or double sashes. Single storey porches to central 6 units, with shell scroll cornices. Double 2 panelled doors with elliptical fanlights in recessed pilastered and scrolled doorways, with fluted Doric columns to central porches. Two storey addition to end right (with single storey main porch) with pilaster quoins and half- round windows and elliptically arcaded ground floor, now boarded in. Blank window spaces with same details as main facade to left return. Anthemion pattern rails to moulded steps and basement areas. Name: West Cliff Terrace: inscribed as central raised parapet. Sea front: continuous balustraded verandahs with French doors on ground and 1st floors with balustraded balcony to 2nd floor, the verandahs in part glazed to centre. Otherwise similar details as road front (including scrolled parapet to centre and end partitions). Balustraded terraces of brick and rendered across whole front with flint and brick piers, and with steps leading down to gardens. Built as a speculative venture (which never quite came off) for James Wire, Alderman of London. (See Busson, Ramsgate, 133).



Listing NGR: TR3677864279

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Busson, C , Book of Ramsgate133

National Grid Reference: TR3677864279

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