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The Old Prison, Shere

Description: The Old Prison

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288498

OS Grid Reference: TQ0718547826
OS Grid Coordinates: 507185, 147826
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2196, -0.4666

Location: Lower Street, Shere, Surrey GU5 9HX

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

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Listing Text


12/231 The Old Prison
14/6/67 (formerly listed as Orchard


House. Late C16 restored in mid C20. Timber framed under-built in flint
rubble with brick quoins, frame exposed above with flint and sandstone rubble
infilling and plain tiled roofs. T-shaped plan with gable end to street.
Two storeys jettied on first floor of gable over ground floor, square
panel framing. One diamond pane leaded casement window on first floor and
one five-light window with diagonal mullions to ground floor. One window
on each floor of left hand recessed bay. Studded door to left end.
Chimney to rear left and right. Right hand return front: gabled bay to
right with one casement window on each floor.

Listing NGR: TQ0718647827

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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