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Cherry Hill, Englefield Green

Description: Cherry Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 289746

OS Grid Reference: SU9729367248
OS Grid Coordinates: 497293, 167248
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3959, -0.6029

Location: Portnall Dr, Surrey GU25 4NL

Locality: Englefield Green
Local Authority: Runnymede Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU25 4NL

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Listing Text


3/31 Cherry Hill


House. 1933-6 by Oliver Hill for a Miss Newton. International Modern style, a shallow curve
in plan. Built of brick rendered white with flat roof. 2 storeys. North of entrance front
has a projecting semi-circular glazed staircase tower rising the whole height of the building
with circular staircase with iron handrail to glazed side and solid banister to rest. A
tinted cylindrical water tower rises as a roof feature to left of this. To the left of the
staircase tower is a 2 light casement to 1st floor, inserted since the house was built, and
original 7 light low casement on the ground floor. Doorcase has flat and wide weatherboard
over. To the right of the staircase tower is a low 3 light casement on 1st floor. Principal
rooms situated on the South front to take maximum use of sunlight and view. Mainly 3 light
casement windows and flat veranda on plain columns to large sitting room. At its west end
this has a glazed screen which open out into a semi-circular sun room. The house was
originally called Holthanger and is a good example of Oliver Hill's modern style (of
Joldwynds Holmbury St Mary) (See David Dean "The Thirties, Recalling the English Architectural
Scene" RIBA 1983. )

Listing NGR: SU9729367248

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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