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1870s HOUSE

Dalby Square, Cliftonville, Margate

2018 - 2019


This was the fourth project under the Dalby Square Townscape Heritage Initiative area we completed in close collaboration with Thanet District Council and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.


The other projects are:

1895 Cecil Hotel,

1880s Terraced House,

Dalby Square Gardens.


The aim of this project was to:

  • Restore the period fabric and decorative features of the front façade and side gable walls.

  • Reinstate lost features, such as removing the modern uPVC windows and replacing with high quality timber-framed double-glazed sash windows.

  • Remove the existing modern brick cladding to the front entrance steps and adjacent front yard (including the lower ground floor front area).

  • Repair the rear brick garden wall to the alleyway and the garden elevations.

  • Replace the existing modern steel gate to the rear garden with a new painted timber gate.

  • Repair the existing render to the end of terrace gable.

  • Repair the roof finishes including the chimney stacks, pots etc.

Contractor: G & W Gardner

Engineer: HF-K Ltd

Photographs by Studio Sam Causer

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