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Latitude: 51.5066 / 51°30'23"N
Longitude: -0.058 / 0°3'28"W
OS Eastings: 534876
OS Northings: 180418
OS Grid: TQ348804
Mapcode National: GBR J9.VCP
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.YD6C
Entry Name: Raine's House
Listing Date: 29 December 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1260423
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206201
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1W
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: St Katharine's & Wapping
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Peter London Docks
Church of England Diocese: London
RAINE STREET E1
(South & West Sides)
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
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