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Description: Grafham Grange
Date Listed: 28 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 291238
OS Grid Reference: TQ0189141604
OS Grid Coordinates: 501891, 141604
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1646, -0.5441
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TQ 04SW BRAMLEY C.P. HORSHAM ROAD
5/40 Grafham Grange
House, now school. 1854 by Henry Woodyer for himself, servants quarters added by
him in 1841-1870, subsequently remodelled and extended by A. B. Burnell in 1893
and 1906, billiard room added by Shepherd. Coursed Bargate stone with red brick
dressings, tile-hanging to rear and some timber framed gables with rendered infill.
Plain tiled roofs,hipped to right,with large gables on front and side elevations.
Two storeys, partly over cellars. Complicated plan, originally H-shaped, but with
subsequent extensions resulting in square plan around a central court. Entrance
front:- Attic dormers. Offset end stacks and front stack to left. Steeply pitched
gable to left with small crowning, segmental pediment. Smaller, but similar gable
to right with scrolled kneelers. Through-eaves dormer window between with wood
framed, leaded fenestration under Jacobethan style scroll pediment. Two stilted-
arch casement windows to first floor of left hand gable and one similar window on
ground floor. Attic window to gable above. Six windows across the first floor,
including one 4-light cambered head window to first floor of gable to right.
Panelled doors to ground floor left of centre in chamfered surround. Wooden
turret under lead covered dome at centre of roof to rear with leaded glazing,
moulded mullions and cornices and crowning iron weathervane. Left hand return
front:- Outer gabled bays, that to left with mullioned and transomed window on
the first floor over balustraded angle bay window below. Right hand gable has
oval window on centre scroll bracket support, rising through first and attic floors.
Mullioned and transomed lights with some leaded glazing and carving across in line
with base of gable. Two segmental-head windows to ground floor. Large dormer
window, with centre segmental hood, over centre recessed range. Pilaster piers to
6 "cross" lights. Gabled dormer to right in angle between right hand gable and
centre range. Three windows to ground floor centre.
Interior:- Fine staircase, panelled ceilings of oak with some oak floors and stone
Listing NGR: TQ0189141604
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Source: English Heritage
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