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Fairfield House, Great Bookham

Description: Fairfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290476

OS Grid Reference: TQ1354054506
OS Grid Coordinates: 513540, 154506
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2784, -0.3735

Location: High Street, Dorking, Surrey KT23 4AG

Locality: Great Bookham
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT23 4AG

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Listing Text

TQ 1354 NE (west side)

7.9.51 No.24 (Fairfield House)


House, now office. Earlier C18, with later additions; altered. Red brick in
Flemish bond; red tile roof. Double-depth plan. Two-and-a-half storeys and 3
bays, symmetrical; chamfered plinth, 3-course band, and eaves cornice with brick
dentils; the central doorway has a moulded architrave under a pediment on fluted
consoles, and a recessed glazed and panelled door; the window to the right at
ground floor is a wide segmental-headed tripartite sash (or 12-pane sash with
narrow side lights), but the other windows are all segmental-headed 12-pane
sashes with narrow margin panes; the tall mansard roof is swept over the eaves,
and contains 2 gabled dormers with 6-pane sashes. There are 2 side-wall chimney
stacks at each end. A modern 1½-storey addition at the left end is not of
special interest. The rear has a wooden 2-storey addition with a door at ground
floor and a Venetian window above, but is otherwise similar to the front.
Interior: doglegged staircase with open string, stick balusters and ramped
handrail; three C19 cast-iron grates decorated with anthemions etc.; otherwise,

Listing NGR: TQ1354054506

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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