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The Close The Little House The Old School House, Merstham

Description: The Close The Little House The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 289397

OS Grid Reference: TQ2893653481
OS Grid Coordinates: 528936, 153481
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2659, -0.1533

Location: Quality Street, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey RH1 3BB

Locality: Merstham
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH1 3BB

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Listing Text

(East Side)
The Close
The Little House
The Old School House
(formerly listed as
the Old School House)
TQ 2853 SE 3/104 19.10.51.


Now 3 dwellings. The back part, (The Close and the Little House) was almshouses
rebuilt in 1816. A tablet on them records that "This Poorhouse was rebuilt and
the land given by Hylton Joliffe Esq. 1816". 2 storeys, 7 windows. Red brick.
Tiled roof. Casement windows. In the centre of the south-east or main front
is a porch with a room over, now tile-hung with a half-hipped gable. At right-angles
facing the street is the old village school. This is a half-H-shaped building.
The north-west wing is part of the timber-framed building, and has ceiling timbers
inside but has been rebuilt externally. 2 storeys. 2 windows facing south and
1 window facing west. Red brick and grey headers. Church windows. The south-west
wing, which is similar in style, is all of red brick and was probably built later
than 1847. The connecting portion between has one storey and attic and 1 window.

Listing NGR: TQ2893753470

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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