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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RAINE'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1260423

Location

RAINE'S HOUSE, RAINE STREET E1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityTower HamletsLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 206201

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

RAINE STREET E1 1. 4431 (South & West Sides) Raine's House TQ 3480 22/760 29.12.50. II*

2. 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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National Grid Reference: TQ 34876 80418

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