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Ashtead Park Farm House, Ashtead

Description: Ashtead Park Farm House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290409

OS Grid Reference: TQ1954458657
OS Grid Coordinates: 519544, 158657
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3145, -0.2861

Location: Farm Lane, Ashtead KT21 1LT

Locality: Ashtead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT21 1LT

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Listing Text

TQ 1858-1958 (east side)
7.9.51 Ashtead Park Farm House


House. Rebuilt following fire c.1730; altered. Red handmade brick with some
burnt headers, red tiled roof; tops of chimneys recently rebuilt in modern brick
of similar colour. L-plan formed by single-depth main range with service wing to
rear of left end and stair-turret in angle. Three storeys and 6 bays (part over
cellar), almost symmetrical; 3-course band over ground floor, moulded wooden
string course over 1st floor, dentilled eaves band and prominent bracketed
cornice. The doorway in the 3rd bay has a shouldered architrave, pulvinated
frieze, bracketed cornice, and door with 6 fielded panels; the 5 windows at
ground floor have C19 12-pane horned sashes with exposed boxes and gauged
brick heads, but the 6 windows at 1st floor have unhorned 12-pane sashes with
thick glazing bars; the 2nd floor has 2-light casements with leaded glazing; and
there are 2 segmental-headed cellar windows to the right of the door. Hipped 2-
span roof with rectangular ridge; extruded side-wall chimney stacks at both ends.
Rear: main range has 12-pane sash at 1st floor and 2-light casement above;
stair-turret has cross-windows on 2 levels; wing has 12-pane sashes on 2 levels;
large modern conservatory added in angle with stair-turret; continued to rear of
wing is single-storey former dairy altered as sitting room. Interior: panelled
entrance hall with 2 chamfered axial ceiling beams; to the left of this, dining
room with full-height fielded panelling; open-well staircase with open string, 3
bobbin balusters per tread, columnar newels, broad ramped handrail and large
wreathed curtail, but one flight of the top stage is C17 type with closed string
and stout turned balusters.
Garden wall: approx. 6 metres in front of house, in similar material, square
gatepiers on axis of front door with pineapple finials, wrought-iron gate
with twisted overthrow; similar gateway to left.

Listing NGR: TQ1954458657

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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