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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: THE OLD FORGE

List entry Number: 1188930

Location

THE OLD FORGE, QUALITY 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: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 289398

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

QUALITY STREET 1. 5388 (East Side) Merstham The Old Forge TQ 2853 NE 2/103 19.10.51. TQ 2853 SE 3/103

II

2. The northern bay of this house is the remains of a late mediaeval house of greater extent, being a gabled cross-wing, timber framed and with later brick filling. 1st floor oversailing on exposed joists with curved brackets. Tile hung gable end. Ground floor window incorporates old brackets in the heads. There are 2 service doors in the inner wall. 2-storey, 3-window south extension in keeping; and later left rear extensions. High pitched tiled roofs. In early C20 the house was occupied by Seymour Hicks and Ellaline Terriss when they were playing in "Quality Street" by J M Barrie. The street, formerly part of the High Street, was then named after the play.

Listing NGR: TQ2892353501

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28920 53493

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