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Latitude: 51.3437 / 51°20'37"N
Longitude: 1.3157 / 1°18'56"E
OS Eastings: 631010
OS Northings: 165730
OS Grid: TR310657
Mapcode National: GBR X08.PFT
Mapcode Global: VHLGC.RHD9
Entry Name: Prospect Inn
Listing Date: 3 May 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224448
English Heritage Legacy ID: 420371
Location: Minster, Thanet, Kent, CT12
Civil Parish: Minster
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 36 NW
2/59 Prospect Inn
Public House. 1939 by Oliver Hill in International Modern Cunard style, (his only
public house commission) with sun lounge added in 1960's. Roughly circular
arrangement of 3 (originally 4) bars and 2 storey brown brick rectangular
residential block (also including a Games Room) to rear with pointed glazed stair-
case light and flagstaff in front originally surmounted by star.Bars are partly of
brick partly cement enclosed with metal casements. Interior has Games Room with
original linoleum floor with motifs of tennis racquet and cricket bat and tiled
fireplace. Public Bar has original panelling, bar, porthole light to ceiling,
barquette seating and built in Darts Board. The Saloon Bar, (an amalgamation of
the original small public and small saloon bar has wooden panelling original
chrome and black light fittings and barquette seating. Restaurant (formerly
Saloon Bar) has light oak panelling with 2 chrome and white plastic original light
fittings, curved bar, tiled fireplace, barquette seating and original windows
behind 1960s sun lounge. Another original linoleum floor is reported to survive
here beneath the fitted carpet. Original doors throughout and same porthole
See Basil Oliver "The Renaissance of the English Public House" 1947 Alan Powers
"Oliver Hill Architect and Lover of Life 1887-1968" 1989.
Listing NGR: TR3101065730
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