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Grove Cottages, Great Bookham

Description: Grove Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 April 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 290479

OS Grid Reference: TQ1363354381
OS Grid Coordinates: 513633, 154381
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2773, -0.3722

Location: Dorking Road, Dorking, Surrey KT23 4NP

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

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Listing Text

TQ 1354 SE (north side)

2.4.70 Nos. 1 and 2 Grove Cottages


House, subsequently public house, now 2 dwellings. Probably later C16, altered in
C18 and C20. Timber frame with brick cladding (and some nogging) painted
white, red tile roof, brick chimneys. Single-depth 4½-bay plan (probably originally
of smoke-bay type), with added rear outshut. Two storeys with three 1st floor
windows; plinth; doorway (to No.1) between the 1st and 2nd bays, with modern
door and pentice canopy; three 2-light casement windows on each floor, those at
ground floor under segmental heads; ridge chimney between 2nd and 3rd bays,
gable chimney to the right, and at the left end a very large external chimney
stack with a broad flint-clad base, tiled front offset, and a brick chimney
detached from the gable wall, This gable has exposed timber framing including
tie-beam, collar, queen struts and king-strut, with brick nogging. Interior: timber
frame with narrower bay at north end (probably former smoke bay), now
containing inglenook fireplace; large lateral chamfered beams; at 1st floor,
exposed wall-post, scarf-jointed wallplates, and arch-braced tie-beam between
3rd and 4th bays; common-rafter roof with curved windbraces to the purlins.
History: in C18, was the White Hart Inn, later re-named The Saracen and Ring.

Listing NGR: TQ1363354381

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Source: English Heritage

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