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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ASHTEAD LODGE WITH ATTACHED SCREEN WALLS AND GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1028653

Location

ASHTEAD LODGE WITH ATTACHED SCREEN WALLS AND GARDEN WALL, PARKERS LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SurreyMole ValleyDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Nov-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 290418

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History

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Details

ASHTEAD PARKERS LANE TQ 1357-1957 (east side) 8/34

23.11.73 Ashtead Lodge, with attached screen walls and garden wall

II

House, now 5 flats, with attached screen walls and garden wall, Probably 1765 (date on pump in cellar), enlarged in early C20, and altered. Colour-washed red brick in Flemish bond, red tiled roof. Rectangular double-depth plan, with additions at both ends. Two storeys and 7 bays over a service basement, plus attic; the symmetrical facade has a 3-course band and 3-bay pedimented centre breaking forwards slightly, a central doorway (up 3 steps) protected by a glazed wooden porch with fielded panels and low pediment; horned sashed windows without glazing bars, all with gauged brick heads and furnished with decorated wooden blind-hoods; a bracketed cornice; unusual rusticated masonry in the pediment; and a hipped roof with 2 dormers above the pediment, a large chimney stack on the front slope to the right of the centre, and side-wall chimneys at the left end. Attached to the front corner of each end is a quadrantal screen wall, that to the left linked to a garden wall which returns along the north side of the garden, and that to the right partly demolished to make a gateway. (single-storey wing added at left end and 2-storey wing at right-hand end are not of special interest.) Rear: 2 storeys and 7 bays over a high basement, with central porch up 9 steps protected by curved wrought-iron railings, windows sashed without glazing bars, and 3 dormers in the roof. Interior: fine C18 open- well staircase with carved foliated brackets, 3 fluted balusters per tread, fielded panel dado, and triglyph and wreath decoration to the landing (but now partitioned from the front entrance hall); ground-floor front room with full fielded panelling now altered and sub-partitioned, and some panelling relocated; at 1st floor, some C18 panelling including built-in cupboards, 2 C18 fireplaces with keystones (one fluted) and one Adam-style fireplace; full service cellar including remains of oven, wash boiler, and cast-iron pump with raised lettering on the head:- F B 1765 flanked by human figures ("FB" = Francis Beckford). Reference: Proc.LDLHS VoL5, No,1, 1987.

Listing NGR: TQ1854957815

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: The Leatherhead and District Local History Society - Date: 1987 - Journal Title: Proceedings of the Leatherhead and District Local History Society - Volume: 5

National Grid Reference: TQ 18549 57815

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