Description: Hound House
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288458
OS Grid Reference: TQ0745744837
OS Grid Coordinates: 507457, 144837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1927, -0.4636
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In the entry for Shere CP Hound House
The address shall be amended to read: Hound House Road
TQ 04 SE SHERE CP EWHURST ROAD
10/194 Hound House
House. Mid C16 to rear, extended to left in C17, further extensions across
the front of 1815 and to ends in mid C19, C20 extensions to rear.
Front range: colourwashed stucco with low pitched, hipped, slate roof. Two
storeys over basement with deep corbelled eaves and stacks to rear left and
right. Regular front: three sash windows across first floor, two 16-pane
glazing bar sashes to ground floor. Doubled panel doors in recessed porch
to centre with oval fan light, flanking lights and moulded wood frame.
Half-oval portico with flutted Doric columns and pilasters on angled responds
supporting full entablature. One bay set back to right of sandstone block
with brick dressings on left hand return front. C20 wing extending to rear
left of 45° parallel to front range and set slightly to right is old house:
timber framed clad in sandstone and chalk block with painted brick dressings.
Some posts of the frame visible. Plain tiled roof, hipped to left, hipped
with gablet to right. Triple corbelled stack to right and smaller front
ridge stack to right of centre. Irregular easement fenestration, largely
leaded. Four windows on first floor with larger casements to first floor
left breaking up into eaves. Two cambered head windows to ground floor
with one pair of casement doors to left. Panelled door to centre under
hipped roof open porch. Wing canted at 45° to right end.
Listing NGR: TQ0745744837
Source: English Heritage
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