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Webster House and Railings to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0954 / 51°5'43"N

Longitude: 0.5313 / 0°31'52"E

OS Eastings: 577344

OS Northings: 135948

OS Grid: TQ773359

Mapcode National: GBR PTC.94Q

Mapcode Global: FRA D607.6TC

Entry Name: Webster House and Railings to North

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169005

Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Built-Up Area: Cranbrook

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

CRANBROOK HIGH STREET
TQ 7735 NW
(south side)
11/156
- Webster House and
railings to north
GV II

House. Early C18 block with alterations and additions of 1875-76 by Richard
Norman Shaw for Thomas Webster, RA, in front of C17 building. Red brick with
orange dressings. Broken moulded brick cornice over ground floor and contin-
uous bands over first floor and over second floor under brick-caped parapet.
Roof concealed by parapet. Tall brick stack to rear. 3 storeys. Regular 5
bay front, with sashes without glazing bars in segment head surrounds on first
and second floors. 2 canted C19 bays on ground floor flanking panelled door
with fluted Doric pilaster surround carrying full Doric entablature with trig-
lyphs and metopes containing paterae. Spearhead railings, four foot higher
on red brick plinth around three sides of front enclosure with central gateway.


Listing NGR: TQ7734635941

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