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Raine's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Katharine's & Wapping, London

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206201

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1W

County: London

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

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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

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