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Ransley Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruckinge, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0663 / 51°3'58"N

Longitude: 0.89 / 0°53'23"E

OS Eastings: 602582

OS Northings: 133636

OS Grid: TR025336

Mapcode National: GBR SZ6.3TN

Mapcode Global: FRA D6R9.GK3

Entry Name: Ransley Cottage

Listing Date: 10 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185104

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181689

Location: Ruckinge, Ashford, Kent, TN26

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Ruckinge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 03 SW RUCKINGE THE CORNER
(south side)
6/103 Ransley Cottage
GV II
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
legend.


Listing NGR: TR0260733627

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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