SAILORS' CHURCH AND FORMER SAILORS' HOME

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1086091
Date first listed:
30-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
SAILORS' CHURCH AND FORMER SAILORS' HOME, MILITARY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SAILORS' CHURCH AND FORMER SAILORS' HOME, MILITARY ROAD

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 38128 64526

Details

RAMSGATE ROYAL HARBOUR TR 3864 NW (Military Road) 13/354 Sailors'Church and former 30.10.85 Sailors' Home GV II Sailor's Church and former home. Opened 1878. Red brick with blue brick banding. Slate roof. Three storeys with central gable to lean-to roof, inscribed "Sailors' Home". Five bays of paired lancets on 2nd and 1st floors, with 2 light paired lancets and roundel in ashlar to ground floor. Boarded door in gabled porch to left return. Interior: ground floor church with flat exposed timber ceiling on stone corbels, later C19 wooden seats; lectern of 1878, hexagonal pulpit, both wooden. Four bay Commandment Table with trefoil headed panels and framework of painted stone and marble. Stone stairs in south east end with wooden and iron balustrade. Dormitory upstand used for shipwreck survivors etc, with commemorative tablet to Frederick Lucas at entrance. (Busson, Cap.3, Matkin).



Listing NGR: TR3812864526

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
171990
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Busson, C , Book of Ramsgate
Matkin, R B, Maritime Thanet, (1982)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/10148/09
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