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Webster House and Railings to North, Cranbrook

Description: Webster House and Railings to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 169005

OS Grid Reference: TQ7734435948
OS Grid Coordinates: 577344, 135948
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0954, 0.5313

Location: High Street, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3DT

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 3DT

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Listing Text

TQ 7735 NW
(south side)
- Webster House and
railings to north

House. Early C18 block with alterations and additions of 1875-76 by Richard
Norman Shaw for Thomas Webster, RA, in front of C17 building. Red brick with
orange dressings. Broken moulded brick cornice over ground floor and contin-
uous bands over first floor and over second floor under brick-caped parapet.
Roof concealed by parapet. Tall brick stack to rear. 3 storeys. Regular 5
bay front, with sashes without glazing bars in segment head surrounds on first
and second floors. 2 canted C19 bays on ground floor flanking panelled door
with fluted Doric pilaster surround carrying full Doric entablature with trig-
lyphs and metopes containing paterae. Spearhead railings, four foot higher
on red brick plinth around three sides of front enclosure with central gateway.

Listing NGR: TQ7734635941

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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