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Working drawings Ramsgate Hotel Henley Beach
Title : Working drawings Ramsgate Hotel Henley Beach Working drawings Ramsgate Hotel Henley Beach
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Source : Jackman Gooden Architects, BRG 238/1/25
Date of creation : ca. 1896
Format : Architectural drawing
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :
The Ramsgate Hotel was the second hotel to be built in Henley Beach, with the Henley Hotel opening in 1878. It was built in 1897, and The Register newspaper (December 14 1897, page 7) describes it as a 'magnificent hotel...constructed of the best metropolitan bricks.....The elevation to Seaview Road and Main Street is finished in the Italian style of architecture and relieved with balconies and verandahs, the dressings and treatment being executed in South Australian Portland cement".

The Ramsgate Hotel is listed on the Australian Heritage Places Inventory. The entry suggests that the ground floor of the hotel has undergone extensive alteration over the years, but that the first floor still retains some intact original architectural elements including staircases, fireplaces and ceiling finishes.

The Ramsgate despite some recent controversy is a very popular metropolitan pub, particularly in the summer with its close proximity to the sea.

Related names :

Ramsgate Hotel (Henley Beach, S. Aust.)

Hotels -- South Australia -- Henley Beach -- Designs and plans

Coverage year : 1896
Period : 1884-1913
Place : Henley Beach
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

Henley and Grange Historical Society Journal, Number 18, 1997, page 27 Notes on the Ramsgate Hotel.

The Register December 14, 1897, page 7 A fine hotel for Henley Beach

Danvers Architects Heritage survey of the City of Henley and Grange Adelaide: Dept. of Environment and Land Management, South Australia, 1993

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