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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: TADWORTH COURT

List entry Number: 1029004

Location

TADWORTH COURT, TADWORTH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyReigate and BansteadDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 289553

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 25NW TADWORTH STREET 3/25 Tadworth 12.8.83 Tadworth Court

GV I

Country House now hospital. c1700 in English Baroque manner. Built in mixed red and brown brick with red brick dressings to wings; rustic quoins and stone dressing to centre. Hipped slate roof with off ridge chimneys. Main part 2 storeys with attic and basement. 11 bays, central 5 in break with steep (and richly decorated) pediment, containing enriched bullseye and ornament with heavy modillions. 2 dormers. Flush framed glazing bar sashes throughout, 1st floor centre with flanking scrolls. Central doorway up D plan flight of 7 steps with stone balustrade. Diagonally set corinthian doorcase with swan neck pediment panel door. 3 bay wings with rubbed brick heads to windows and moulded brick bands and modillion cornice broken forward over pilaster strips. Single storey bay to left hand with blocked archway and ball finial to parapet. To garden, salient feature is full height angled bay. Interior: 2 storey hall with high panelling and rococo plasterwork above including festoons, c1750. Panelled ceiling with central wreathed oval c1700. Gallery at the rear with twisted balusters of the same date. Large late C19 fireplace with twisted marble columns to deep mantelpiece. Open rectangular newel main staircase with twisted balusters and volute and sway tread ends. Vitruvian scroll stucco band on wall above. Boxed room with early C10 panelling, pedimented over doors and neo-Jacobean panelled ceiling.

Listing NGR: TQ2387056468

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National Grid Reference: TQ 23870 56468

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