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Rock gardens and cliff stairs about 30 metres south of sunshelter

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3386 / 51°20'19"N

Longitude: 1.4328 / 1°25'58"E

OS Eastings: 639195

OS Northings: 165546

OS Grid: TR391655

Mapcode National: GBR X0M.328

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.SMB5

Entry Name: Rock gardens and cliff stairs about 30 metres south of sunshelter

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Last Amended: 22 May 2019

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172055

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Ramsgate

Built-Up Area: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 36 NE
(south side)
1/419 Rock gardens
and cliff stairs
about 30 metres
south of
Rock gardens and stairs. 1936. Pulhamite. Two long flights of steps,
in crazy paving style, descend the cliff face, stratified and moulded
as if natural rock. Contains seams of flints, with small gulleys, rock
pools, and recesses at intervals containing benches. Parapet wall to
seaward also of Pulhamite. Exposed substructure of brick rubble in
places. Bronze plaque at base recording the opening of Winterstoke
undercliff and rock Gardens, 10th July, 1936, the rock gardens
constructed by Pulham and Son under the Borough Engineer Alec Adlington.
Total extent about 100 metres, and about 25 metres high. The base is of
hammer-dressed coursed stone block, incorporating simple rendered shelter
(the promenade constructed by Holborn Construction Co.).

Listing NGR: TR3879765183

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

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