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Devonshire House, Leatherhead

Description: Devonshire House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290523

OS Grid Reference: TQ1662256317
OS Grid Coordinates: 516622, 156317
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2940, -0.3288

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 (west side)
No. 66 (Devonshire House)
7.9.51 (formerly listed as No.30)


House, now offices. Probably late C16; altered. Timber frame now concealed by
render except in the wing, red tile roof, brick chimney stacks. Hall-and-
crosswing plan, the wing at the north end. One-and-a-half and 2 storeys; the 3-
bay hall range has a doorway to the 3rd bay, 2 modern bow windows to the left,
and 3 flat-roofed dormers; to the right, the gable wall of the wing has a jetty
(the wall at ground floor brought forward below it), with exposed timber framing
including the jetty-plate laid on the ends of the joists, mid-rail, corner posts
with up-braces to a cambered tie-beam, a roof truss with 3 queen struts and a
king-post, and close-studding in all 4 tiers. The 2-bay right-hand return wall has
a large external chimney stack to the 1st bay, with offsets. The rear of the
main range has a modern single-storey lean-to (not of special interest) and 2
dormers above (and a steel-framed extension was in course of erection against
the rear gable of the wing at the time of the survey, 1988). Interior: mostly
altered, but wallplates visible in main range and 2 braces in the wing.

Listing NGR: TQ1662256317

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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