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Brookside, Dorking

Description: Brookside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 289839

OS Grid Reference: TQ1641049586
OS Grid Coordinates: 516410, 149586
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2336, -0.3340

Location: Archway Mews, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1EW

Locality: Dorking
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH4 1EW

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Listing Text

TQ 1649 NW 3/24A

The original waterworks were situated here and in the cellars is part of one
of the original pumps. On the west wall of the building is a plaque with
the inscription "R P Waterworks erected 1738". Present building dates from
early C19. Its principal front faces east. 2 storeys. 4 windows. Stuccoed.
Long and short quoins. Wide eaves cornice. Hipped slate roof. Windows with
Venetian shutters and glazing bars intact. Non-central doorway with fluted
half-columns and flat hood over. Originally there was a verandah across the
whole of the ground floor supported on fluted columns. But this has been
removed and the columns re-erected in the garden. One ground floor room,
probably the original hall then entered from the west, has 2 Ionic columns,
forming a recess at its western end.

Listing NGR: TQ1641049586

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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