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Burrows Cross House, Shere

Description: Burrows Cross House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288492

OS Grid Reference: TQ0828446314
OS Grid Coordinates: 508284, 146314
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2058, -0.4513

Location: Jesses Lane, Shere, Surrey GU5 9QF

Locality: Shere
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU5 9QF

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Listing Text


5/225 Nos 1-4(Burrows Cross


House, now divided. 1885 by Richard Norman Shaw for Frank Roll and extended
in 1889 by him for B.W. Leader. Red brick, tile hung above - some in
fishscale and patterned bands - plain tiled roofs hipped and half hipped
with moulded wooden bargeboards to gables. Half H shaped plan with projecting
gabled wing to left and smaller wing to right containing studio. Large
gable to recessed central range to left of centre, courtyard to front.
Tall corbelled stacks to right of centre, rear right and left, and to left
side. Two storeys and attic to main gable with first floor jetty on three
wooden braces to left end and three braces to right of centre. Leaded
casement fenestration under tiled pentice hoods. One four-light mullioned
and transomed window on end left to first floor, three windows to first
floor on return side with one on ground floor. One six-light attic window
in gable and one six-light mullionned and transomed window and one four-
light window on first floor of gable bay. One four-light window on corner
and one four-light window to ground floor of left hand side. Two four-
light first floor windows to centre, two mullioned and transomed windows
below. Two windows on first floor of return front of right hand wing and
one window below. Ribbed door to right of gable in porch recess, timber
framed with brick infilling. Further door to left on wing. Half glazed.
Two doors to right hand wing. Gabled 1984 extensions to right.

Left hand return front: Double gable tile hung range to first floor, brick
below with pantiled C20 single storey extension to left. Further triple
gabled range set back to left with lozenge shaped glazing to casement

Interior: Studio wing to right with floor inserted. Original large studio
window now divided horizontally. Barrel vault and handkerchief vault on
first floor.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971)
SAINT: R. Norman Shaw (Yale 1983) pp 110, 155, 243, 429.

Listing NGR: TQ0828446314

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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