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Raine's House, Tower Hamlets

Description: Raine's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 206201

OS Grid Reference: TQ3487680418
OS Grid Coordinates: 534876, 180418
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5066, -0.0580

Location: Raine Street, Poplar, Greater London E1W 3 E1W 2JG

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1W 2JG

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Listing Text

(South & West Sides)
Raine's House
TQ 3480 22/760 29.12.50.

1719. Founded as a school by Henry Raine but used for other purposes since the
removal of the school in the C19. Brown brick with red brick dressings and parapet.
Stucco plinth. 2 storeys, 7 windows with 2 windowed wing on east (formerly the
Schoolmaster's house). Similar wing formerly on west. Brick Corinthian pilasters
extending full height of building at each end of main block and each side of centre
bay containing entrance (now closed). Segmental heads to ground floor windows,
semi-circular heads at 1st floor except 2nd and 6th openings, which have pedimented
niches. Windows have flush frames with glazing bars (now covered). Entrance
to Schoolmaster's house is on return. The buildings are in a derelict condition.
The 2 contemporary figures of a boy and a girl, formerly in the niches, together
with other original objects from the school are preserved at the modern Raine's
Foundation School in Arbour Square (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ3487680418

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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