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THE LIDO BOATING POND AND RETAINING WALLS

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: THE LIDO BOATING POND AND RETAINING WALLS

List entry Number: 1057651

Location

THE LIDO BOATING POND AND RETAINING WALLS, ROYAL ESPLANADE

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171976

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Busson, C , Book of Ramsgate111

National Grid Reference: TR 37113 64172

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