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Bentley's Restaurant, Elstead

Description: Bentley's Restaurant

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291514

OS Grid Reference: SU9035643832
OS Grid Coordinates: 490356, 143832
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1866, -0.7085

Location: Farnham Road, Elstead, Surrey GU8 6DB

Locality: Elstead
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU8 6DB

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Listing Text


Bentley's Restaurant
5/4 (Formerly listed as
9/3/60 Elstead Mill and Mill
adjoining Mill House)


Mill and mill house, now restaurant. C16, rebuilt after fire in C17 and C18, extended
in C19. Timber framed to right with early C18 red brick cladding, brown brick to
centre, painted weatherboard to left. Plain tiled roofs, hipped to right, gambrel
to centre, with lower, hipped slate roof to left end. Mill to centre with house to
right and extension to left.
Mill: 4 storeys with gable end attics and roof lights. Plinth to ground floor and
brick dentils to eaves. Built over rubblestone and brick arches spanning mill race.
6 column, Ionic, domed cupola to roof ridge under weathervane finial. 4 casement
windows across second and third floors, 3 under cambered heads. Two windows on first
and ground floors. Central first floor loft door,under cambered head, over door to
centre of ground floor. Extension to left with two windows on each floor and double
doors to first floor left, double doors to ground floor centre. Pentice extension to
ground floor right with window over arched double doors and linking to:-
The Mill House: Two storeys on plinth with broken plat band over ground floor, brick
dentilled eaves to left half and stone coped parapet partly obscuring roof to right
half. Tall,central,ridge stack with corbelled stacks to rear left and right. Five
2-light casements across the first floor under gauged brick heads. Four 2-light
casements to ground floor with margin lights. Central glazed door under lead tent
hood. Cross wing extending back to right with parallel extension facing street on
right end, set back. Rear - weatherboarded, pentice roofed extensions across mill
race to centre.
Interior:- Much of the Mill machinery now displayed internally. Heavy chamfered
ceiling beams exposed in the Mill House.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp.212.

Listing NGR: SU9035643832

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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