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Lyne House, Newdigate

Description: Lyne House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 290306

OS Grid Reference: TQ1899638437
OS Grid Coordinates: 518996, 138437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1329, -0.3007

Location: Capel Road, Horsham RH12 4PZ RH5 5HQ

Locality: Newdigate
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH5 5HQ

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Listing Text

Lyne House

See Also Capel C.P.

Country House, now divided. Dated 1865, possibly around older core, and built
for the Broadwood Family. Red-brown brick with stone dressings and frontispiece,
cement tiled roofs. Three storeys with attics on main fronts, taller tower to
corner and lower, two storey, service ranges to rear. Paired and multiple stacks
with octagonal shafts and corbelled tops; one pair either side of entrance gable
on main front. String courses over ground and first floors and to sills of first
floor windows. Entrance:- Square tower to left corner with pierced decorative
parapet above, spiked urn finials to angle newels and arched armorial panel to
centre of front. Two lancet sashes to top stage, one 6-light, mullioned and
transomed, stone-dressed window on each floor below, "cross" window on ground
floor. Range to right of tower symmetrical with gabled dormers over dentilled
eaves, on stone corbels, over two second floor mullioned windows and square bays
rising through two floors, to either side of central, gabled entrance break.
Flanking square bays have decorative parapets with central armorial cartouches
and one 6-light, mullioned and transomed window on each floor below. Finial to
gable apex on entrance break, stepped window to second floor. Two single
windows on first floor under label mouldings and stone frontispiece across
ground floor. Paired Doric half-columns support entablature and decorated
parapet above with central crest. Panelled, round arched, double doors in keystoned surround on pilaster piers. Right hand return front:- Principal features include massive angle bay on projecting gable to left with stepped
attic window, and oriel window to first floor right. Service buildings on left and rear.
Interior:- Double height entrance hall with arched Serlian arcade. Panelled
ceiling and stair to one end with round arched arcaded balustrade on spiral-
fluted, tapering balusters. Some fireplace surrounds and simple panelled ceilings survive.
Undergoing conversion at time of re-survey. The house lies across the Newdigate/
Capel boundary.

Listing NGR: TQ1899638437

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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