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Alexandra Homes

A Grade II Listed Building in Margate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3809 / 51°22'51"N

Longitude: 1.3809 / 1°22'51"E

OS Eastings: 635361

OS Northings: 170073

OS Grid: TR353700

Mapcode National: GBR WZZ.7YH

Mapcode Global: VHLG6.WKD8

Entry Name: Alexandra Homes

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Last Amended: 22 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356686

Location: Thanet, Kent, CT9

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Salmestone

Built-Up Area: Margate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/05/2017

TR 37 SE

Alexandra Homes Nos 2 to 28 (evens) and Nos 1 to 27 (odds),

(Formerly listed as Alexander Homes [Nos 1 to 14 (consec) and Nos 21 to 34 (consec)] previously listed as [Nos 1 to 14 (consec) and Nos 21 to 34 (consec)], Alexander Homes, previously listed as Nos 1 to 14 (consec) and 21 to 34 (consec) (Alexandra Homes))

Founded in 1865 "to commemorate the safe arrival of Margate of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra of Denmark "afterwards Queen Alexandra, two ranges facing each other across a green. Originally there was a Clock House terrace along the east side in matching style, but this has been replaced by a modern building. Two storeys cement rendered. Slate roofs. Curved gable ends containing moulded Prince of Wales feathers. Two curved gables to each range and small curved pediments over most sashes. Windows are plain sashes with verticals only. Ground floors have moulded architraves. Simple cambered doorcases with keystones and ball finials on the cornices.

Alexandra Homes Nos 2 to 28 (evens) and Nos 1 to 27 (odds) and Wall in front form a group.

Listing NGR: TR3536170073

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

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