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William Cobbett Public House, Farnham

Description: William Cobbett Public House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 290823

OS Grid Reference: SU8414846523
OS Grid Coordinates: 484148, 146523
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2117, -0.7967

Location: Abbey Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QR

Locality: Farnham
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU9 7QR

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Listing Text

(South East Side)

No 4 (William Cobbett
Public House)
(formerly listed as
The Jolly Farmers and
Bridge Stores, Firgrove Hill)

SU 8446 NW 6/120 26.4.50.
SU 8446 7/120


The birthplace of William Cobbett. C17, 2 storey. Red brick on projecting
plinth. String at lst floor level. Wood band at eaves and early C19 cut
board caves pelmet. Old tile roof. Chimney to left hand, and stooped chimney
to right hand of front in angle formed by projecting gabled wing of timber
frame with plaster infilling (formerly Bridge Stores), old tile roof. Main
front has 5 2-light leaded casements with early Cl9 lights of long diamond
pattern. 2 5-light casements (originally probably 4 windows of 2 lights each
and now joined up) and central half-glazed double doors under cantilevered
flat hood. The right hand wing has a small central attic casement. 1 casement
on lst floor. On ground floor, 3 small 2-light casement windows with frosted
glass panes.
Note: Illustrated "Country Life", July 3rd 1942.

The listed buildings in Bridge Square, Firgrove Hill (West Side), Red Lion
Lane (North West Side) and Nos 57 and 59 Abbey Street, form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8415546523

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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