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Description: 16 and 18, Gravel Hill
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290534
OS Grid Reference: TQ1650456544
OS Grid Coordinates: 516504, 156544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2961, -0.3304
LEATHERHEAD GRAVEL HILL
TQ 1656 NE (east side)
7.9.51 Nos. 16 and 18
Pair of cottages. Dated 1799 at 1st floor. Knapped flint with red brick quoins
and dressings, red tile roof. Double-depth plan, each cottage single-fronted. Two
storeys and 4 bays over a very high basement, symmetrical, with segmental-
headed raised doorways in the outer bays approached by flights of 7 steps
parallel to the wall and protected by simple bar railings; the lower part of the
basement wall is rendered and painted white (as are the outsides of the steps)
and has 2 small windows with altered glazing, and the upper part has 2 small
horizontal inserted windows; the ground floor has 2 segmental-headed 12-pane
sashed windows with brick surrounds, and the 1st floor has 2 similar windows
above these, blind windows in the outer bays, and a roundel in the centre with
render inscribed "1799", all with brick surrounds. Half-hipped roof with
projecting eaves and central chimney stack. The left return wall has a very
small attic window in the gable; the right-hand return wall has a blocked
segmental-headed opening to the basement, a blocked or blind window on each
floor above, and a 2-light attic window in the gable, but is otherwise covered by
the adjoining building. The rear has a full-height weather-boarded extension.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ1650856543
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Source: English Heritage
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