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Description: Brooklands Technical College (Brooklands House)
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286747
OS Grid Reference: TQ0695963720
OS Grid Coordinates: 506959, 163720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3625, -0.4651
TQ 06SE BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE HEATH ROAD
4/168 Brooklands Technical
House, now college. 1860, largely rebuilt in 1891 by Sir Reginald Blomfield in a
free Queen Anne style. Brown brick with red brick dressings, plain tiled roofs-
hipped to left. Square, lead ogee dome to right and tall stacks under gauged brick
Main house: 5 bays with gable front bay to left, 2 bay wing to left end with flat
roofed break to the right linking with tower and 7 bay wing to right, projecting
forward to form a courtyard in the re-entrant angle. 3 storeys with attics under
5 pedimented dormers to main block with central segmental pediment and "Venetian"
style attic window to gable front bay. Brick quoins to ends with plat bands over
ground and first floors and a modillion cornice to the second floor. Irregular
fenestration of glazing bar sash windows under gauged brick heads, including a
large, round arched staircase window to right and a round window to right hand
tower. Double plate glass doors to centre of main block under flat hood, further
doors to left in gabled bay. Square clockface in stone surround with cill brackets
to court front of tower, rendered tower to rear corner. Lead cupola hood over
chimmney stack to right.
Rear (Garden Front): 6 bays, 2 gabled with 3-light dormers to centre. Large "Venetian"
style window to ground floor left with Ionic oilaster surround.
C20 extensions to front not included.
Listing NGR: TQ0695963720
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Source: English Heritage
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