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45, Church Street, Reigate

Description: 45, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 January 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 289474

OS Grid Reference: TQ2553350312
OS Grid Coordinates: 525533, 150312
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2382, -0.2031

Location: 45 A25, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey RH2 0AD

Locality: Reigate
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH2 0AD

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Listing Text

TQ 2550 SE

13/135 No 45


House, now two commercial premises. Probably late C16 with probably late C17 and C18
additions, late C19 cladding and later C20 alterations. Timber frame with brick
underbuilding and tile cladding with decorative bands of fishscale tiles; plain
tile roofs. 2 storeys, rear section with attic. 2-bay timber-framed section,
gable end to road, the rear bay added probably late C17; wider bay added to
rear, projecting at either side; late C19 porch added on right in the angle.
A stair dormer added to right side of front range and mid-late C20 1-storey
office added to right (not of special interest). C20 shop window, two windows
with architraves above; hipped roof. Porch on right has panelled door, the
upper pointed-arched panels glazed. Left return: on right, C20 glass door under
C19 bracketed, pent roof, C20 window above. On left is truncated chimney with
some stone quoins and old brick at base, but brickwork mostly renewed. Interior:
timber framing of 2 front bays visible, mortices in the soffits of the cross-
beams between the 2 bays indicating existence of former walling, the first floor
and first floor ceiling possible insertions; pointed-arched light and tension
brace in left wall of rear bay; roof partially visible having queen post truss
at rear end, square-section rafters and mind braces. The chimney has a large
fireplace with timber surround on ground floor, the bressumer with sawn-off
ends of former projecting timbers (probably suporting coving); on 1st floor,
fireplace with stone surround and moulded architrave with shallow Tudor arch
on plinths: round floor has old board door under stairs (up to 1st floor premises)
and rear wall of rubblestone with reused nail-studded cross-fLy board door into
C19 brick, sorrel-vaulted chamber (probably safe).

Listing NGR: TQ2553450316

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Source: English Heritage

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