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Date Listed: 24 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 146447
OS Grid Reference: SU6397214653
OS Grid Coordinates: 463972, 114653
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9278, -1.0911
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SU 61 SW HAMBLEDON CAMS HILL
House. Mid C16 timber frame, raised and re-roofed early C17, late C17 east wing
and staircase, C18 service extension, and extension of c.1820. Lower walls of
painted brickwork in Flemish Garden Wall bond, upper tile-hung: exposed frame at
the south end of the old block, some exposed framing to the east wing which is
mostly tile-hung, painted brickwork to the early C19 part. Hipped tile roof, with
plaster coved eaves and wrought-iron gutter-brackets, brick dentil eaves to the
C19 part, hipped dormers. Four bay timber frame with central smoke bay, later filled
with a massive chimney, and a chimney attached to the outside of the frame at the
south end; west front elevation of two storeys 2 above 3 windows. Casements, C18
upper leaded lights. 6-panelled (2 top glazed) door beneath a C20 canopy on brackets.
The east wing is two storeys and attic, 1 above 2 above 1 windows. 1st floor old
mullion and transom casements. The (south-east) angle is filled by a brick block
of one storey and (later) attic, with a half-octagonal south end, of three tall
casements, with a hipped roof and dormer. At the north end a single-storeyed
service wing has brick walls and tiled roof. Inside, there is a fine dog-leg
staircase, and the rooms of the east wing have pinewood panelling: the service
wing has a brick sink, an aged pump, and a large fireplace. East of the C19 block
is a glazed conservatory, of the early or mid C19.
Listing NGR: SP6549012162
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