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Ursuline Convent School

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3775 / 51°22'39"N

Longitude: 1.3271 / 1°19'37"E

OS Eastings: 631639

OS Northings: 169530

OS Grid: TR316695

Mapcode National: GBR WZX.DD1

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.YMGV

Entry Name: Ursuline Convent School

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356500

Location: Westgate-on-Sea, Thanet, Kent, CT8

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Town: Thanet

Civil Parish: Westgate-on-Sea

Built-Up Area: Margate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

No 225
(Ursuline Convent
TR 36 NW 9/121


Built in 1886 as a private house, reputedly for a tea planter. The front
elevation is of 2 to 3 storeys red brick with stone window dressings, 3 gables.
Some sashes, some modified Venetian windows and some mullions and transoms.
Ground floor porch with open pediment containing moulded shell and 2 plain
Tuscan columns and 2 pilasters. The rear elevation has 3 gables, 2 of them
curved. Good interior of the period. Staircase with heavy carved balusters,
the Parlour has a Neo-Jacobean plasterwork ceiling of scrolls and putti and
the Library has a strapwork plastered ceiling. Fireplaces with swag or scroll
decorations and 1 marble fireplace with pilasters in the shape of terms and a
swag frieze.

Listing NGR: TR3163969530

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

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