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Postboys Row, Cobham

Description: Postboys Row

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 287062

OS Grid Reference: TQ1031160347
OS Grid Coordinates: 510311, 160347
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3315, -0.4180

Location: Worlds End, Cobham, Surrey KT11 1AB

Locality: Cobham
Local Authority: Elmbridge Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT11 1AB

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Listing Text


5/501 Postboys Row
1-8 (consec)


Accommodation and shops, originally accommodation for postboys. Built c.1790 by
James Ingram. Painted brick on rendered plinth with hipped old tiled roof and
4 chimneystacks, 1 brick, 3 cement rendered. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys;
8 windows. Brick modillion eaves cornice. 1st floor has mainly original 12-pane
sashes with moulded architraves, but No 3 was having a replacement window inserted
at time of survey, No 2 has a C20 12-pane sash and No 5 has a C20 casement. Mainly
sashes to ground floor, 2 12-pane sashes and 2 C19 sashes, one with verticals, one
without. 5 doorcases with flat hoods; Nos 1, 5 and 6 have 4 panelled doors, No 3
with glazed top panels. No 1 has a C19 shopfront with pilasters, cornice and
6 large panes. No 5 has a mid C19 6-pane window with horns, pilasters and cornice
and No 7 has a C19 shopfront with cornice and pilasters. Footscrapers between Nos 4
and 5 and Nos 6 and 7. No 1 has a C20 bay to side elevation and No 8 has a doorcase
in the side elevation. Modern extensions to rear. These cottages originally were
built to house postboys employed at the local Inns.

Listing NGR: TQ1031160347

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Source: English Heritage

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