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Smiths Cottage, Cranleigh

Description: Smiths Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 291889

OS Grid Reference: TQ0491441682
OS Grid Coordinates: 504914, 141682
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1648, -0.5009

Location: Alderbrook Road, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8QY

Locality: Cranleigh
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU6 8QY

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Listing Text

Smithwood Common
1887-/1/10001 Smiths Cottage


House. Probably C17 timber-framed building refronted and extended in
early C19. Front elevation now entirely of Bargate stone rubble with
ironstone chip galleting, left side elevation of red brick in Flemish
bond, right side elevation stone rubble to ground floor and tile-hung
above and rear elevation having exposed box frame with stone rubble
infill. Lean-to brick C19 extension to rear, partly rat trap bond and
partly stretcher bond. Tiled roof with end brick chimneystack. 2
storeys, 3 windows. End chimneystack house. Mainly early C19 wooden
casements with 4 diamond-paned windows with leaded lights surviving.
Central C19 gabled weather d with wooden bargeboards. Rear
elevation has C20 metal-framed casements. Interior not inspected but
according to DBRG report the staircase has a lamp shelf halfway up,
there is a clasped purlin roof with 2 Queenstruts, a walk-in cupboard
with a shelf set on wide pegs or perches and old window catches and
hinges. Formerly a blacksmith's house.
DBRG Report no 3391

Listing NGR: TQ0491441682

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Source: English Heritage

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