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Anchor Cottage, Shere

Description: Anchor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 288577

OS Grid Reference: TQ0709347972
OS Grid Coordinates: 507093, 147972
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2209, -0.4679

Location: Upper Street, Shere, Surrey GU5 9JF

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


16885-/12/10004 Anchor Cottage

House. Early C17 refronted and extended in mid C19. Timberframed
building refronted in red brick on ground floor and rendered above.
Tiled roof with fretted wooden bargeboards and brick chimneystacks.
Gable end to street has circular window to attic, 1st floor sash with
vertical glazing bars only, and tripartite sash to ground floor,
entrance front has 2 sashes with vertical glazing bars only. C20 bow
to ground floor and early pedimented canopy on ornate posts to to
entrance door. External red brick chimneystack and 1-storey extension
to rear. Street front has additional bay in painted brick with
cambered sash which adjoins Pilgrim's Earth. Interior has early C17
timberframe with shallow arched tie beam and queen strut side purlin
roof. Framing to original cross wing overbuilt, but arched wind
bracing survives. Cross wing truncated and extended in early C19. Many
internal C19 features survive, including panelling, doors,
architraves, fire surrounds and the staircase.

Listing NGR: TQ0709647973

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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