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Clortecnic no 20 (Clortecnic) with Attached Wall and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Chertsey, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3881 / 51°23'17"N

Longitude: -0.5088 / 0°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 503855

OS Northings: 166501

OS Grid: TQ038665

Mapcode National: GBR 0M.8DS

Mapcode Global: VHFTX.4CCR

Entry Name: Clortecnic no 20 (Clortecnic) with Attached Wall and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 7 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441808

Location: Runnymede, Surrey, KT16

County: Surrey

District: Runnymede

Town: Runnymede

Electoral Ward/Division: Chertsey St Ann's

Built-Up Area: Chertsey

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Chertsey

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


1.
5389 PYRCROFT ROAD
(South side)
CHERTSEY
No 20 (Clortecnic)
with attached wall and
outbuildings
TQ 06 NW
2/163 and 8/163

II G.V.

2.
Former fire station, now office. Dated 1890. Orange-pink brick in Flemish bond;
Welsh slate roof. Courtyard plan, having former engine house on west side,
mortuary chapel and stable with'loft over on east side, and closing walls at
either end. Engine house: north (gable) front: C1980 shop-style window with
fluted pilasters fills 2 former archways (which had double doors) over which are
relieving arches of headers, on 1st floor tall, narrow, central arched niche
flanked by paired sashes under cambered brick arches with stone cills and blue-
brick cill band; date plaque in gable breaks blue-brick band; 3 courses of
decorative brickwork at eaves rising from brick corbels; on ridge, louvred
bellcote with gables and lead-covered spire with weather-vane. Right return:
3 bays defined by pilasters and lower, pent-roofed bay on right: cement plinth;
window to each bay and another, smaller, to 1st floor of 3rd bay, all with wooden
cross windows under cambered header-brick arches and with blue-brick cills;
window inserted in 4th bay, above continuous blue-brick band; wall continues to
right approx 3 metres high and with blocked openings. Left return:as right return,
but whitewashed below band and the windows of the 2 left-hand bays replaced by
C20 doors.
Chapel and stable range: single-storey chapel, 1X2 bays; 2-bay stable is taller,
having left over, and deeper, projecting forward into yard. North gable (chapel)
front has some renewed brickwork; blue-brick quoins and corbels at upper level
and surround to gable oculus; eaves treated as engine house; Courtyard front:
chapel has 2 shallow windows at upper level, as engine house, and skylight in
corrugated iron roof; stable has door and window on left, loft door, now window,
under eaves below gable, and right part masked by C20 extension built along
rear yard wall, which links it to engine house and is not of special interest.
Wall on north side of yard is of red brick in stretcher bond, with chamfered
blue-brick coping, approx 2 metres high having wide entry on right flanked by
square piers with gabled tops.
(Cont)... Interior: Chapel roof has collared rafter roof trusses and is boarded; in
stable, narrow stair up to loft. Bellcote housed air-raid warning siren in 2nd World
War. An interesting and well preserved example of an early fire station.


Listing NGR: TQ0385566501

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