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Priory Lake Cottage, Reigate

Description: Priory Lake Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 289385

OS Grid Reference: TQ2471549799
OS Grid Coordinates: 524715, 149799
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2338, -0.2150

Locality: Reigate
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH2 8JX

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Priory Lake Cottage
TQ 24 NW 25/50 19.10.51.


This is an C18 rebuilding of an older timber-framed house, and remains low-ceilinged
and Tudorish in shape. Some timber-framing visible in west end wall and a chimney
partly rebuilt but showing old, narrow bricks. Main front of 2 storeys and attic,
3 windows. Steeply-pitched swept, tiled roof with later wood modillion eaves
cornice and 3 flat modern dormers. Coursed chalk blocks galleted with ironstone.
Cut voussoirs to arches of modern small-paned casements. 6-panel door, top glazed,
in wood trellis porch. Pentice of circa 1800 at back left in similar materials.
Interior shows old floors of thick planks; and a queen-post roof with stout side
purlins. Originally occupied by the Agent of the Reigate Priory estate.

Listing NGR: TQ2491250094

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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