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Description: More Place
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 290152
OS Grid Reference: TQ2152649859
OS Grid Coordinates: 521526, 149859
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2350, -0.2607
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BETCHWORTH C.P. WONHAM LANE
6/43 More Place
House. C15 core, enlarged in C17, further enlarged and remodelled in late C19.
Timber framed, in close stud pattern to right with render infilling, colourwashed
brick cladding to left, brick mathematical tiles on rear. Horsham slab roofs.
Reigate stone stack to right, further stacks to front and rear. Two storeys and
attic in gable to right of centre with 3-light, leaded attic casement window,
leaded fenestration with two windows to first floor left, and two, two-light
windows on ground floor. Two first floor windows to right three windows below
all with wooden labels over. Stone ogee niche in stack to right of bust of a
Bishop, square quatrefoil containing the tracery panel plaque over. Projecting
gabled two storey porch to left with hand across gable of diamond panel and
grotesque decorations. One 2-light, leaded first floor window, 4-centred arched
porch entrance below with wooden Doric pilasters flanking. Door of six fielded
panels. Hipped slate roofed single storey range to left. Right hand return
front:- close-stud frame on gable to left with jettied first floor below. Arched
bracing and timbers of substantial scantling with dragon beam to left corner. One
attic window, one 3-light ground floor window and square mullioned and transomed
window under pentice hood. Recessed range to centre with first floor oriel window
on carved scrolled brackets, gabled dormer over. Timber framed wing to right,
jettied on left hand return front first floor, jettied gable to end with one leaded
casement on each floor. Rear - triple diagonal stacks to left, central gable with
attic window and octagonal turret room with arched tracery to leaded windows.
Y-shaped windows to first floor, door under pediment in angle.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.110.
Listing NGR: TQ2152649859
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