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Description: Webster House and Railings to North
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
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CRANBROOK HIGH STREET
TQ 7735 NW
- 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
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Source: English Heritage
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