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Ransley Cottage, Ruckinge

Description: Ransley Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 181689

OS Grid Reference: TR0258233635
OS Grid Coordinates: 602582, 133635
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0663, 0.8900

Location: B2067, Ruckinge, Kent TN26 2NU

Locality: Ruckinge
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN26 2NU

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Listing Text

(south side)
6/103 Ransley Cottage
House. C16, altered late C18. Timber framed and clad with painted
brick, with plain tiled roof. One storey and attic, present entrance
front (to roadside) with catslide outshots to front and rear elevations
with hipped roof and gablets and central stack, and stack to right
in outshot. Two wooden casements and central boarded door. Half glazed
doors to return and rear elevations. Two large gabled dormers and
bow windows in rear elevation (former entrance front). Said to be
birth place (1782) and home of George Ransley, leader after 1821 of the
Aldington Gang, and one of the last great figures of Kentish smuggling

Listing NGR: TR0260733627

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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