Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 290099
OS Grid Reference: TQ1282842889
OS Grid Coordinates: 512828, 142889
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1741, -0.3874
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In the entry for:
TQ 14SW WOTTON TANHURST LANE
the sentence "Single storey tile hung and brick extensions to rear with slate roofs and
corbelled stacks not of special interest" is to be deleted from the list description.
WOTTON C.P. TANHURST LANE
TQ 14SW Leith Hill
House. Late C18 extended to rear in C19. Whitewashed brick with rendered angle
quoins and wooden modillion eaves cornice, hipped plain-tiled roof. Two storeys
and attic on plinth with rear stacks to right and left. Plat band over ground
floor and plat band over first floor. Five bays wide with 6 pane glazing-bar
sash windows in attic storey, five 12-pane glazing bar sashes to first floor and
four to ground floor, all under painted gauged brick heads. Central half-glazed
door in Doric pilaster/pier portico with triangular pediment above with modillions
and pulvinated frieze. Three bay C19 extension to right. Single storey tile hung
and brick extensions to rear with slate roofs and corbelled stacks not of special
interest. Left hand return front - round headed windows on ground and first floors
and large bay of three windows to west.
Interior - good staircase.
Home of Sir Samuel Romilly, Law Reformer for some years until his death in 1818.
Listing NGR: TQ1282842889
Source: English Heritage
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