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"The Savannah" consists of 80 hectares (198 acres), complete with soccer, cricket, and rugby fields, and vendors hawking coconut water and rotis. This area was once a sugar plantation, but a fire in 1808 swept it and destroyed hundreds of homes. Among the Savannah's outstanding buildings is pink-and-blue Queen's Royal College, containing a clock tower with Westminster chimes. Today a school for boys, it stands on Maraval Road at the corner of St. Clair Avenue. The Roodal clan's family home -- affectionately called the "gingerbread house" by Trinidadians -- is on the same road. It was built in the baroque style of the French Second Empire.