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Cameron House and Attached Railings, Leatherhead

Description: Cameron House and Attached Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290518

OS Grid Reference: TQ1664356303
OS Grid Coordinates: 516643, 156303
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2939, -0.3285

Location: B2450, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8EQ

Locality: Leatherhead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT22 8EQ

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Listing Text

TQ 1656 SE (east side)

7.9.51 No.33 (Cameron House),
and attached railings


House, now offices, and attached railings. C18, incorporating some C17 fabric,
and with C19 addition; altered. Scored stucco painted white, red tile roof. L-plan
formed by earlier structure parallel to street with added rear wing and various
other additions to the rear. Two storeys and 4 bays, with cellar and attic, and
3-storey rear wing. The facade to the street has a band over the ground floor
interrupted by a canted bay in the 4th bay, an added or altered flat-roofed
porch in the 2nd bay, 12-pane sashed windows either side of this and 3 similar
windows above, all with exposed boxes; to the right, a 2-storey flat-roofed
canted bay which has 12-pane sashed windows with plain reveals; a moulded
eaves cornice, and chimneys at both gables (that to the left extruded) and on
the front slope of the roof between the 3rd and 4th bays. Linked to the porch
and the canted bay are slender wrought-iron spear railings with dog-bars,
incorporating a gate to the right of the porch. Continued to the right is 2-storey
screen wall which has panelled pilasters finished with ball finials, and an arched
doorway in the centre. Breaking forwards from the right-hand return wall is the
added 3-storey 2-bay rear wing, which has a canted bay window at ground floor
and 12-pane sashed windows on both upper floors. The rear has inter alia a
doorway into this wing. Interior: the ground floor has a large spine beam, and in
the 3rd bay exposed joists of large scantling; the junction of the 1st and 2nd
bays has remains of timber framing, including 2 posts and a rail with vacant
mortices of a 3rd post; the junction of the 3rd and 4th bays is formed by a
thick chimney stack. History: was used as a preparatory school c.1900.

Listing NGR: TQ1664356303

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Source: English Heritage

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