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Description: Baynards Park Mansion
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291796
OS Grid Reference: TQ0851436860
OS Grid Coordinates: 508514, 136860
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1208, -0.4509
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TQ 03NE EWHURST C.P. BAYNARDS PARK
6/157 Baynards Park
Mansion. Built by Sir George More of Loseley after 1587. Extended and remodelled
in c1832 - 1840 by The Rev. Thomas Thurlow employing Thomas Rickman and
Benjamin Ferrey. Possibly later remodelled by Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt. The
majority of the house was burnt in 1979 with only the clock tower (C19) surviving.
Brick tower with stone angle quoins, whitewashed on lower stages. Stone/cupola
above crowned by lead ogee-dome under weathervane finial. Stone panel on each
face of upper stage of tower, small dormers in dome. Tower now standing in over-
grown brick paved courtyard.
BRITISH MUSEUM:- ADD MSS 37802 VOL X - "Work Books of Thomas Rickman".
GENTLEMANS MAGAZINE 1837 - Vol. 8 New Series August. p.175
HISTORY OF THE GOTHIC REVIVAL: C. Eastlake (1872) Reprinted in 1970 & edited by
J. Mordant Crook.
BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY. (1971) - p.105.
Listing NGR: TQ0851436860
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