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Alderstead Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Reigate and Banstead, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2763 / 51°16'34"N

Longitude: -0.139 / 0°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 529902

OS Northings: 154666

OS Grid: TQ299546

Mapcode National: GBR JHJ.TZG

Mapcode Global: VHGS4.J5WW

Entry Name: Alderstead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289255

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH1

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Merstham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Merstham

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Alderstead Farmhouse
TQ 25 SE 23/106 19.10.51.


House built at 4 different periods, in 2 parallel ranges. C18 front of 2 storeys,
3 windows. Hipped tiled roof with swept eaves now made square over the whole
house. Snecked squared rubble of Merstham chalk, red brick quoins, dressings,
1st floor band. Round headed 1st floor windows, cross casements. 3-light casements
under segmental brick arches below. C19 wood porch. Barn attached to north
end, largely rebuilt. Rear elevation shows older parts. At north end a late
mediaeval timber framed part, walls now faced with a mixture of large stone blocks,
small rubble and flints. Once an open hall:- floor has been inserted above ground
floor plate level. Next section is of C17, probably inserted to replace a destroyed
part of the older house; also timber framed, small square framing, refaced mostly
in flint. At left a C16 cross wing with similar exterior but inside is timber
work of very high quality with richly-moulded beams and stout, close-set chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ2990254666

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