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Description: The Staff College
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
In the entry for:- CAMBERLEY & FRIMLEY FORMER U.D
Staff college of The Royal Military
The item shall be amended to read:- LONDON ROAD
The Staff College
SU 86SE CAMBERLEY & FRIMLEY FORMER U.D. LONDON ROAD,
Staff College of The
3/24 Royal Military College
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.
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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