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Pendell House, Bletchingley

Description: Pendell House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 287289

OS Grid Reference: TQ3151151890
OS Grid Coordinates: 531511, 151890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2510, -0.1170

Location: Pendell Road, Bletchingley, Surrey RH1 4QH

Locality: Bletchingley
Local Authority: Tandridge District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH1 4QH

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Listing Text


2/52 Pendell House

House. dated 1636. Red brick in English bond, deep eaves to plain tiled hipped
roof; end stacks with cut brick panels and decoration on shafts. Symmetrical
plan about narrow central hall with staircase to the rear. 2 storeys over cellar
with attics under 2 flat roof sash window dormers, plat band over ground floor.
5 bays, centre bay projecting and rising to three floors with pediment above and
rusticated ground floor. Glazing bar sash windows in moulded surrounds through-
out, ground floor windows under segmental brick arches, alternating with cut brick
recessed panels in the form of pilasters in reverse complete with recessed capitals.
Central doubled arched half glazed doors in stone surround. Right hand return front:
2 glazing bar sash windows to first floor, diamond and circle patterning to chimney
stacks. Left hand return front (garden front): 4 bays over rendered basement.
3 flat roofed dormers above. Plaque on chimney reads "GRB 1636".
Rear: wing to left with steep pediment over arched glazing bar casement window.
Arched door to left of centre under stone plat band moulding continued at lower
level over the remainder of the ground floor.

Interior: little of the original features remain. Cornice and acanthus frieze to
ground floor room to left. Marble fireplace surround with fan decoration and drapery
swags. Baroque style fireplace surround to ground floor room front left with gadroon
type moulding and scroll bracket decoration. Square return staircase to rear of
hall with foliage and scroll iron balustrade.

VCH: Surrey (1967) Vol. IV. p.253
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 456-7

Listing NGR: TQ3151151890

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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