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6-9,market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Grove, London

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Latitude: 51.4096 / 51°24'34"N

Longitude: -0.3067 / 0°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 517866

OS Northings: 169199

OS Grid: TQ178691

Mapcode National: GBR 78.Z8R

Mapcode Global: VHGR8.MTQS

Entry Name: 6-9,market Place

Listing Date: 6 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203157

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT1

County: London

District: Kingston upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Grove

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints, Kingston-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Chiesman's Store (formerly Hide's Store). A large modern department store, most of which is not of interest, but it contains some items of importance. In the basement, some flint walling and C17 brickwork. Inside the store, a fine mid C17 timber staircase from the Castle Hotel, which formerly occupied the site. Heavy square newels with carved, panelled sides and ball finials; strings carved with laurel leaves; heavy, moulded handrails; the space between handrails and strings filled with heavy foliage and roses, within which are some human figures. Some of the newels are initialled. [VCH]. Also incorporated into the new structure is an C18 hipped, tiled roof above a much-altered 3 storey, 4 bay range. [On the south side facing alleyway to back yard]. Listed solely for the items described.

Listing NGR: TQ1786669199

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/02/2016

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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