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Custom House with Forecourt

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3322 / 51°19'55"N

Longitude: 1.4229 / 1°25'22"E

OS Eastings: 638533

OS Northings: 164792

OS Grid: TR385647

Mapcode National: GBR X0M.DKQ

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.MS24

Plus Code: 9F338CJF+V4

Entry Name: Custom House with Forecourt

Listing Date: 13 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171779

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Ramsgate

Built-Up Area: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 3864 NE
(north side)
13.9.74 Custom House
with forecourt
Custom House. 1893/4. Deep red brick with matching terracotta details
and copper dome. Two storeys on plinth with moulded string course and
quoins to modillion eaves cornice with balustraded parapet. Dome with
lantern with columned drum, lion's mask frieze, dome and weather vane.
Five bay front , with projecting surrounds giving l:3:lrhythm
Segmentally headed sashes, with glazing bars to upper leaves; all set
in Ionic columned surrounds, with balustrade to 1st floor windows.
Central double panelled doors, with segmental fanlight in keyed and
moulded surround. Simple railed forecourt. Interior: original staircase
hall & offices survive.

Listing NGR: TR3853364792

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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