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The Staff College, Camberley

Description: The Staff College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 287093

OS Grid Reference: SU8726860926
OS Grid Coordinates: 487268, 160926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3407, -0.7485

Location: Slim Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3UZ

Locality: Camberley
Local Authority: Surrey Heath Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU15 3UZ

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Listing Text

In the entry for:- CAMBERLEY & FRIMLEY FORMER U.D
LONDON ROAD
3/24 CAMBERLEY
Staff college of The Royal Military
College

The item shall be amended to read:- LONDON ROAD
CAMBERLEY
The Staff College

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SU 86SE CAMBERLEY & FRIMLEY FORMER U.D. LONDON ROAD,
CAMBERLEY

Staff College of The
3/24 Royal Military College

II
GV

College. 1862 by Pennethorne in Victorian Country house style. Stock brick
on stone plinth with channelled rustication on ground floor and dressings,
quoins and centrepiece; mansard slate roofs. 3 storeys and attics under
flat roof sash dormer windows with decorative plat band over ground floor,
cill band to second floor and heavy modillion and bracket eave cornice; stacks
to return fronts under semi-circular decorations to tops. 25 bay front with
sash windows in moulded architrave surrounds, ground and first floor windows
under hoods on brackets. 4 storey corner pavilions; angle piers and an order
on all four storeys: attached Tuscan to ground floor, Ionic on first floor,
antae on second and third. Balustrade with panelled piers to top. Round
turret with glazed drum and ogee dome to left hand corner pavilion. Four
storey 3 bay frontispiece with pedimented aedicule containing military trophies
surmounted by a flagpole above the main cornice. Tripartite window on second
floor, single window to centre of first floor with triangular pediment over
on brackets. Central double panelled doors flanked by half columns in Antis
with cornice projecting either side on 2 full columns.
Library:
Interior:-/ Edwardian panelling with Ionic pilasters. Central Roman entrance
Hall, two storeys with encircling gallery. Black and White stone floor :
Doric order below, Ionic order above on columned screens.

Fine Ionic columned staircase.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p,128.


Listing NGR: SU8726860926

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Source: English Heritage

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