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Storehouse, 10 Yards Left of Birdshill Farm House, Oxshott

Description: Storehouse, 10 Yards Left of Birdshill Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 287003

OS Grid Reference: TQ1453260612
OS Grid Coordinates: 514532, 160612
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3331, -0.3574

Location: Steel's Lane, Cobham, Surrey KT22 0SU

Locality: Oxshott
Local Authority: Elmbridge Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT22 0SU

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Listing Text



5/434a Pinewoods


House. 1890 to left with extension of 1910 to right.Coursed Bargate sandstone and
brick below with ashlar dressings, half timber above with whitewashed render infill.
Plain tiled roofs, lower to right end. Large house of complicated plan. Tall stacks
to end left, front and rear, and to centre front and rear right. Mainly two storeys
with attics in large gabeled end bay to left . Entrance front : main features
include gabled cross wing to left end with one 3-light stone dressed mullioned and
transomed window to first floor and one round bay, 8-light ground floor window.
Battlemented square bay to centre with chamfered corners and central first floor
projecting niche. String course over ground floor and small windows to chamfered
angles. Oriel window to right of square bay on first floor under conical roof with
spike finial. Two ground floor windows below. Lower extensions continue on to
right in similar style. Double gabled bays to keft of centre with one first floor
windows to each gable, leaded, over two columned stone colonnade across ground floor.
Two windows behind on ground floor and part glazed door to left. Main door to base
of square bay up a flight of steps, under hood moulding and arched surround.
Interior: Main feature is fine 2-storey hall in Jacobean style. Oak oanelled with
5 arcaded bays on sides with flattened arches. Lozenge keystones. Flat pierced
balusters to first floor and strapwork decoration. Massive two storey hood Caen
stone fireplace in French/Baronial style with strapwork overmantle and central
raised panel. Block decorated pilasters over rounded, grouped columns below. Panelled
and pendant ceiling to hall which is 50 feet by 30 feet by 22 feet high.
Music Room: Gesso decorations in weak Burne-Jones style. Classical references to
Milton, illustrating Paradise Lost and other works. Stone fireplace with Doric columns
and triglyph entablature. Panelled ceiling.

Listing NGR: TQ1453260590

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Source: English Heritage

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