Description: Puttenham Priory
Date Listed: 19 February 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 288162
OS Grid Reference: SU9333447818
OS Grid Coordinates: 493334, 147818
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2219, -0.6649
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SU 94NW PUTTENHAM C.P. THE STREET
8/98 Puttenham Priory
Country House. 1762 for Thomas Parker, with C20 extensions to rear.
Colourwashed stucco with hipped slate roofs. Two storeys and attic over
basement with multiple stack to rear. Symmetrical Palladian front of 5 bays
the central three bays in pedimented break. Plinth to basement, plat band
over ground floor and full entablature over first floor. Attic above with
4 glazing bar sash windows and ball finials on pier pedestals. End pilasters
and piers with four attached colums supporting central pediment containing
roundel window. Adamesque capitals to columns, i.e., fluted with vestigial
leaves to bottom. Glazing bar sash windows throughout in architrave surrounds.
Double panel doors to centre in Ionic column surround, under open pediment with
traceried fanlight. Central flight of six steps up to doors.
Right hand return front: projecting square bay to left, set back range to right
tower in re-entrant angle between two ranges. one glazing bar sash window,
tripartite, on each floor to left. Larger tripartite window to centre with
Doric and Ionic columned divides between lights. Verandah to ground floor left.
Interior: Much altered. Staircase hall with iron balustrade to stairs leading
to landing above. Doric columns below with Ionic columns on landing.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY. (1971) p 417.
Listing NGR: SU9333447818
Source: English Heritage
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