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Description: Thorncroft Cottage
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 290565
OS Grid Reference: TQ1650055790
OS Grid Coordinates: 516500, 155790
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2893, -0.3307
LEATHERHEAD THORNCROFT DRIVE
TQ/15/NE (south side)
House. Early C19; altered. Brick in Flemish bond, now painted cream; slate roof.
Rectangular single-depth plan with lean-to and wing added to rear. Two storeys
and 5 bays, symmetrical, the 3-bay centre breaking forward slightly, with an
impost band to the whole ground floor, and a 1st floor sill-band to the centre;
the wide segmental-headed doorway, protected by a light wooden porch with
keyed semi-elliptical arches and flat roof, has a panelled door with glazed top
panels and a fanlight with radiating glazing bars; the ground floor has round-
headed sashed windows with radiating glazing bars (except that at the right-hand
end, which is a casement) set in recessed round-headed arches linked by an
impost band; the 1st floor has a square panel in the centre (presumably for a
plaque), and cross-window casements (presumably altered). Dentilled eaves;
hipped roof of shallow pitch, with a chimney at the front offset right of centre
(probably added), and end-wall chimneys. High wall of former walled garden
attached at right-hand corner. Rear not of special interest. Interior: reeded
architraves to doors.
Listing NGR: TQ1650155793
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Source: English Heritage
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