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London Country Bus Services Limited, 1932 Office Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Reigate and Banstead, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2347 / 51°14'5"N

Longitude: -0.2024 / 0°12'8"W

OS Eastings: 525595

OS Northings: 149929

OS Grid: TQ255499

Mapcode National: GBR JJ0.HNH

Mapcode Global: VHGS9.F7V9

Entry Name: London Country Bus Services Limited, 1932 Office Block

Listing Date: 23 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289465

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH2

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Reigate Central

Built-Up Area: Reigate

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Reigate

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Lesbourne Road
1.
5388
(North Side, off)
TQ 2549 NE

17/126 London Country Bus
Services Limited, 1932
Office block
II
G.V.
2.
Bus Company Offices 1931-2. For East Surrey Traction Company ("Bell Street", p.114).
Red-brown brick in English bond variant; plain tile roof. 2 storeys with attic
of 2 levels. 9 bays, the left bay canted at angle. 1st floor bond. Wide 3-light
multi-pane windows (sashes and casements) with stone cills, single-light to right
bay, attic dormers with flat leaded roofs. Entrance, in 2nd bay from right, has
projecting, flat-roofed porch with stepped parapet with double board door under
stepped, segmental brick arch. To its left, projecting stair tower rises through
roof and has 3 slit windows below full-height mullion - and - transom window in
triple-recessed segmental-brick-arched surround with stepped cill; the top portion
of tower has chamfered corners and soldier-brick coping, and above it is similarly-coped
offset stage; offset stack to front roof pitch above to left. 2 short dormers
only to upper attic level. Roof hipped at right end.

Right return: 5 bays. On ground floor, central raised panel with recessed segmental
archway containing window and flanked by 2-light casements; small-pane sashes above;
large, transomed 5-light dormer to lower attic level with smaller above.

Interior not inspected.

(Later C20 wing attached to left not included in item.) This office block was built
by the East Surrey Traction Company prior to its absorption into London Transport.

"Bell Street", East Surrey (1974)


Listing NGR: TQ2559549929

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