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The White Horse Hotel, Dorking

Description: The White Horse Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 289918

OS Grid Reference: TQ1669049479
OS Grid Coordinates: 516690, 149479
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2326, -0.3300

Location: High Street, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1BG

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

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Listing Text

(South-East Side)
Nos 144 to 148 (even)
(The White Horse Hotel)
TQ 1649 SE 1/8 28.11.51


Originally called the Cross House on account of its sign of the Cross of
the Knights of St John. Built in 2 portions with the carriage entrance to
the yard between the 2. The south-west portion is a timber-framed building
refronted in the C18. 2 storeys. 7 windows. Rough plaster. Gable at each
end and modillion eaves cornice between these. String course above ground
floor. Tiled roof. Large C19 bays on ground floor below the gables. Glazing
bars otherwise intact. Ceiling beams inside. The entrance to the yard has a
bay window over it and above this a projecting gable. The north-east portion
of the Hotel is early C19. 2 storeys. 5 windows. Painted brick. Stringcourse.
Eaves cornice. Tiled hipped roof. Glazing bars intact. Doorway with pilasters
and projecting cornice over. Formerly a further carriage entrance at the
north-east end of this portion of the Hotel; now converted into a shop.
2 windows above, cornice and parapet.

Nos 132 to l56 (even) and Nos 164 to 170 (even) form group.

Listing NGR: TQ1669049479

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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