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Foxglove Cottage, Great Bookham

Description: Foxglove Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290591

OS Grid Reference: TQ1264255217
OS Grid Coordinates: 512642, 155217
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2850, -0.3862

Location: Little Bookham Street, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 3BX

Locality: Great Bookham
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT23 3BX

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Listing Text

TQ/15/NW (east side)

7.9.51 Foxglove Cottage


Cottage. Probably later C17; enlarged and altered. White-painted roughcast,
probably on brick, red tile roof, brick chimney stack. Two-unit plan with lean-to
additionsat left end and rear, small set-back wing added at right-hand end. One-
and-a-half storeys, formerly symmetrical; plinth, 1st floor band; central doorway
with C19 glazed and panelled door under pitched canopy; a 2-light casement to
the left and an inserted door replacing a former window to the right; central
dormer breakng the eaves, with 2-light casement. The roof has a band of fish-
scale tiles, and a large external chimney stack at the left gable, surrounded by
the lean-to, which has a door and a single-light window; all these windows have
glazing bars. Right-hand gable wall has an added 2-storey bay window. Rear has
catslide roof with dormer window to 1st bay. Interior: timber-framed lateral
partition; 1st bay has chamfered lateral beam with cyma stops, and rebuilt
inglenook fireplace; 2nd bay has exposed joists; wallplates visible at 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TQ1264255217

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Source: English Heritage

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