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Description: Ratcliffe House
Ratcliffe House and Russets and Stable Wing Attached
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169578
OS Grid Reference: TQ7240438113
OS Grid Coordinates: 572404, 138113
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1164, 0.4619
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GOUDHURST NORTH ROAD
TQ 73 NW (east side)
Ratcliffe House and
Russets and stable
House pair. C16, clad and extended early C18 and early C19. Timber framed and
tile hung, the C18 wing with red and blue brick to ground floor. Plain tiled
roof. Two storeys, extended with 2 storeys and attic on brick plinth, with
slight jetty and projection to upper left window bay, with moulded wooden eaves
cornice, stepped up to right, to half-hipped roof, also stepped up to right at
panelled stack. Four 3 light wooden casements on each floor and panelled door
to centre right with flat hood on brackets. Present entries in left and right
returns, with gabled porch to latter. Right return brickwork in English garden
wall bond, with blue vitrified headers, as also to base of rear wing, the upper
floor rebuilt C19. Older, lower wing weather boarded to rear. Interior of C18
wing: exposed late frame round-backed brick fireplace with slight coving. Brick
lined cellar. Projecting to front left of the houses is the stable range, early
C19 of red and blue chequered brick with slate roof, with some corrugated iron.
The lower part of the wall is an old garden wall included in the structure of
the stables, left return front buttressed, with carriage openings, and multi-
paned window and 2 wooden casements. The house was at sometime a public house.
Listing NGR: TQ7240438113
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Source: English Heritage
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