THE LIDO BOATING POND AND RETAINING WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057651
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
THE LIDO BOATING POND AND RETAINING WALLS, ROYAL ESPLANADE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE LIDO BOATING POND AND RETAINING WALLS, ROYAL ESPLANADE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Thanet (District Authority)
Parish:
Ramsgate
National Grid Reference:
TR 37113 64172

Details

RAMSGATE ROYAL ESPLANADE TR 3764 SW (south side) 17/340 The Lido, boating pond and retaining walls. GV II Bandstand and terraces, now boating pool and Leisure Park. 1924 by Sir John Burnet and Partners. Rendered brick, low retaining wall to roadside, with flights of stairs and side walls and central semi-circular flight all leading to terrace, with central boating pond with fountain, the retaining wall with cast iron lamp standards. This circular enclosure was originally a dance floor with central bandstand until converted after W.W. II. A bronze plaque on the lower boundary wall records the opening of the Royal Esplanade and undercliff by the Prince of Wales, 1926. Flanked by sun- shelters and cafe (see separate items). (See Busson, Book of Ramsgate, 111).



Listing NGR: TR3711364172

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
171976
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Busson, C , Book of Ramsgate111

Legal

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

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