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Coach House Cottage Woodcote, Great Bookham

Description: Coach House Cottage Woodcote

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290488

OS Grid Reference: TQ1387854859
OS Grid Coordinates: 513878, 154859
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2815, -0.3686

Location: Eastwick Road, Dorking, Surrey KT23 4BA

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

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Listing Text

TQ 1354 NW (south side)

7.9.51 No.163 (Woodcote and
Coach-house Cottage)
(formerly listed as Woodcote, under
Eastwick Road)


House with added cottage and coach-house. C17, extended in C18, with C19
additions. No.163 (the northern half) is partly of flint with timber-framing
exposed at 1st floor, and partly of hand-made brick painted white; Coach-house
Cottage and the coach-house are of brick also painted white; No.163 has a red
tile roof, the other parts have slate roofs. No.163 is L-plan, with a receding
cross-wing at the right-hand end; two low storeys and 3 bays (including the
wing), with a plinth, a modern gabled porch at the junction with the wing, a 3-
course band to the centre bay, and a low 6-pane sashed window on each floor of
this; to the right of the porch, the wing is of flint at ground floor, with
moulded brick coping, and timber-framing above (with exposed posts, rail, tie-
beam and queen struts) and has similar windows in the gable wall; the return
wall has the wooden frame of a blocked 2-light window. The extension to the
left end of the house is a large gabled bay, with a 6-pane sash and a blocked
segmental-headed doorway at ground floor, a 16-pane sash at 1st floor, a small
arched niche near the apex, and C19 ornamental bargeboards. Chimney at
junction with wing. The interior of the wing has 2 lateral beams with cyma-
stopped small chamfer, an inglenook fireplace with stop-chamfered bressummer in
the partition wall to the main range, and a chamfered brick chamber fireplace
above this; the main range has an inglenook fireplace backed onto the other; and
at the junction to the rear of the chimney stack a wall-post with a large
mortice in the outer side. Coach-house Cottage, which continues to the left, is 2
bays, the first of which has a 4-pane window and a small gabled porch at ground
floor and a cross-window casement above in a wide gable with bargeboards
matching those of No.163; the 2nd bay has a transomed 6-fight window and a
low 6-pane sash above. The coach-house block attached at right-angles has large
garage doors in the 1st bay, a door and 3 segmental-headed windows at ground
floor, and a former loading door at 1st floor altered as a top-hung casement

Listing NGR: TQ1387854859

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Source: English Heritage

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