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The Old House, Dockenfield

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291511

OS Grid Reference: SU8329740531
OS Grid Coordinates: 483297, 140531
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1580, -0.8103

Location: Pitt Lane, Dockenfield, Surrey GU10 3EF

Locality: Dockenfield
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU10 3EF

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Listing Text




3/1 The Old House

House. C16 core with late C17/early C18 refronting, and garden extensions of
c.1930. Timber framed to centre on sandstone rubble plinth with brick and stone
infilling, brick cladding to ground floor and extensions, tile hung above on rear;
plain tiled roofs, hipped over extensions and extending down in pentice to rear. E
shaped house at right angles to street with end extensions forming E plan.
Entrance front:- 2 storeys to ends, with attics to recessed centres. Half-hipped
roof to centre. Projecting end wings on plinths with plat bands over ground floor,
stacks on re-entrant angles. Large staircase window to left under arched and key-
stoned gauged brick head, over apron break. Attics above under 2 hipped-roof dormers.
Central, framed, half-hipped break with tension bracing to first floor and chequer-
work patterning on plinth. Shallow angle bay window to first floor over Tudor style
door under chamfered head. Small,single light window under the eaves.
Rear elevation:- Right half early C18 refronting. 2 storeys and attics under 3
hipped roof tile-hung casement dormers. Plinth, and plat band over ground floor,
deep modillion eaves cornice, part renewed. 4 windowed range with leaded "cross"
casement fenestration, taller windows on ground floor, under gauged brick heads.
Ogee arch to door on right end. Left half C16 - tile hung over frame with attics
under 2 hipped roof, leaded casement dormers. One 3-light casement window under
the eaves with ovolo mullions. Shallow angle bay, leaded casement window on first
and ground floors. Hip-roofed brick C20 extension to left end with single storey
bow window on return front.

Listing NGR: SU8329740531

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Source: English Heritage

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