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Description: Rammells House
Date Listed: 19 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 168868
OS Grid Reference: TQ7793435872
OS Grid Coordinates: 577934, 135872
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0945, 0.5397
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CRANBROOK BAKER'S CROSS, (WEST
TQ 7735 NE SIDE)
12/18 Rammells House
House, now school boarding house for Cranbrook School. Later C16 or early C17
with front block added in 1882-83 by Ernest Newton and W W Nere, extended circa
1939. Front block: Red brick, over ground floor rendered between red brick
pilaster-strips. Moulded wooden eaves cornice to plain tiled roof with very
tall slightly projecting end stacks and similar stack off-centre to right.
Three storeys; 2 window front, wooden casements to left, with wide 3-storey
octagonal bay to right. Continuous windows round all sides with lattice glazing
over glazing bar casements on both first and second floors. Deep pentice tiled
hood over ground floor with similar octagonal bay to left as well as that to
right, flanking central arched doorway with side-lights, half-glazed door and
low arched transom light. Rear: Half-hipped 2½-storey timber-framed and
weather-boarded wing to rear, the original later C16 or early C17 house.
Interior: Stair survives, 2 flight return with turned bulbous balusters.
Various semi-inglenook and decorated fire surrounds.
Listing NGR: TQ7794035868
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Source: English Heritage
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