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[ Grade I Buildings | Grade II* | Grade II ]

Ramsgate has nearly 900 listed buildings of which five are Grade I, six Grade 2* and the rest Grade 2 including gates, tombs, monuments, walls and lifts as well as dwellings.
Grade I buildings are of exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important
Grade II* buildings are particularly important buildings of more than special interest
Grade II buildings are nationally important and of special interest and 92% of all listed buildings are in this class.
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Grade I

St Augustine's Church, St Augustine's Road.
Built by AWN Pugin between 1845 and 1851 constructed of knapped flint with stone dressings. Financed by Pugin himself it was given upon his death in 1852 to a group of Benedictine monks who later built St Augustine's Abbey in 1860/61 to the design of EW Pugin on the other side of the road.

st augustines church
English Heritage Listed Building Record

St Edward's, St Augustine's Road.
St Edward's was built by Pugin in 1849 as the priest's house attached to St. Augustine's Church.
English Heritage Listed Building Record

St George the Martyr Church Hill, off High Street.
Built between 1824 and 1827 to the design of Henry Hemsley but on Mr Hemsley's death was completed by Henry Kendall. St George's is the civic church of Ramsgate, Georgian Gothic in design, built of white brick with stone dressings and string courses. The outstanding architectural feature is the octagonal Lantern tower built as an aid to shipping at the instigation of Trinity House. The galleried interior has an impressive Dunkirk Memorial Window.

The Grange, St Augustine's Road.
AWN Pugin built The Grange for his family on land he bought in 1840. In a letter he wrote 'I shall not erect a Grecian villa but a most substantial catholic house not very large but convenient and solid'. The Grange fell into disrepair and was eventually purchased by The Landmark Trust who have restored it to a very high standard and it is now let for holidays.

St Laurence Church, High Street, St Lawrence.
The oldest building in Ramsgate of flint and Caen stone construction founded in 1062 as a chapel of ease to St Mary's, Minster. The architecture is mainly Early Norman, Late Norman, Early English and Victorian. The churchyard has numerous listed monuments.

St Lawrence Church

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