Saturday, 9 May 2015

Waterfront Bar Harbour Parade Ramsgate Photos

Very good to find it open again after having been closed for about a year subsequent to being the seldom open Jazz Rooms.

This is another incarnation of the Shipwrights Arms which first opened on a different site a bit closer to the Queens Head

I am fairly certain that it was the one on the right of this picture with the two upstairs bay windows.

This bit of Ramsgate pre 1880 is a bit difficult to unscramble now so here is a map from 1872

T&W transferred the licence to the existing building when they closed the old one in the 1890s


  1. Looking at the map, does that mean the entire Custom House was dismantled and moved across the road at some point?

  2. Brian the answer is sort of, the building on the other side of the road with a dome on top of it like the custom house was the harbour trustee's committee house and was demolished in 1890 the custom house was built in 1893.


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