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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336319
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172055
Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11
Civil Parish: Ramsgate
Built-Up Area: Ramsgate
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
RAMSGATE VICTORIA PARADE
TR 36 NE
1/419 Rock gardens
and cliff stairs
about 30 metres
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
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