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Place Farm House Including Cleves Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bletchingley, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2528 / 51°15'10"N

Longitude: -0.1004 / 0°6'1"W

OS Eastings: 532662

OS Northings: 152121

OS Grid: TQ326521

Mapcode National: GBR KK8.KF5

Mapcode Global: VHGS5.6RSY

Entry Name: Place Farm House Including Cleves Cottage

Listing Date: 11 June 1958

Last Amended: 25 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287294

Location: Bletchingley, Tandridge, Surrey, RH1

County: Surrey

District: Tandridge

Civil Parish: Bletchingley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Bletchingley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


2/57 Place Farm House including
11/6/58 Cleves Cottage
(formerly listed as
Place Farm House and barn
to south-west)


Former Gatehouse to Bletchingley Place now house. C16 rebuilt in C18. Brick
plinth, part rendered, red and brown brick above with deep eaves to plain tiled
roof; end ridge stacks. 2 storeys, 3 glazing bar sash windows under cambered heads
across the first floor; outer windows tripartite. Ground floor sash windows under
diagonally placed gauged brick heads. Central six panel door under traceried fan-
light and flat Doric wood columned portico in blocked former gateway. 5 step
surround to four centred arch with brick roll moulding to outer block. Cleves
Cottage to right: wealdstone with brick dressings. 2 storeys with 2 casements on
first floor. Part glazed door to left.

Interior: Large fireplace in ground floor room to right. Large beams in roof-
space formerly supporting upper storey. The gatehouse is the only remaining
building from Bletchingley Place, built by Duke of Buckingham, appropriated by
Henry VIII and given to Anne of Cleves in 1540 after her divorce from the King.
The house was eventually demolished in 1680 by the Earl of Peterborough.

V.C.H.: Surrey (1967) Vol. IV p.254.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.116.

Listing NGR: TQ3266252121

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