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Furze Hill Place, Pirbright

Description: Furze Hill Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 288128

OS Grid Reference: SU9306756335
OS Grid Coordinates: 493067, 156335
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2985, -0.6665

Locality: Pirbright
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU24 0DN

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Listing Text


1/67 Furze Hill Place


Country House. Dated 1899. Red brick with stone dressings, roughcast above with some
fishscale pattern tile hanging; half timbered gables to plain tiled roofs. Two storeys
with attics in gables. Irregular plan, roughly L shaped with service court to rear.
Multiple octagonal stacks, ribbed and decorated with egg and dart and dentil mouldings.

Entrance front: L shaped with gabled wing projecting to right. Modillioned bargeboards
to gable on left hand range. Diamond pane, leaded, casement fenestration one window in
each gable, 2 windows on first floor left, 2 smaller windows below. Square bay and
angle bay windows, rising through 2 floors on right, with single pane casement windows
on first floor. Stone segmental pedimented hood to left with foliage and festoon work
on scroll brackets and fluted, compound, piers of lobed section. Tudor style arch with
foliage carving in spandrels in a marble lined,recessed, porch with double half-glazed
doors. Wrought iron gates with rose decoration to porch front. Further smaller door to
left in stone arched recess of basement supporting terrace extending from left hand
return front with stone balustrade and dentilled piers decorated with spheres. Further
arched gateway with double gate to left leading to service court.

Right hand return front: (garden front). Irregular facade with battlemented and
balustraded 3 stage square tower to right corner. String courses between each stage,
linking cambered head windows. Terracotta an brick decorations, stone coped round tower
to rear right. 3 gables to left, largest on one end over 2 storey angle bay with arched,
stone-dressed lights, on ground floor. Wooden mullioned and transomed windows above.
Central gable on scroll brackets supported by three columned arcade on balustrade. 2
cambered head casements behind. Square stone bay window set below with double casement
doors. Third gable set back over coved section behind ground floor balustraded angle bay

Listing NGR: SU9306756335

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Source: English Heritage

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