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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: HEATHERSETT LITTLEWORTH CROSS

List entry Number: 1294453

Location

HEATHERSETT, SEALE ROAD
LITTLEWORTH CROSS, SEALE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyGuildfordDistrict AuthoritySeale and Sands

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 288174

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 84NE SEALE AND SANDS C.P. SEALE ROAD

7/114 Littleworth Cross and Heathersett

II

House, now divided. Dated 1873 on main entrance, extended in C20. Rubble stone with brick dressings and quoins to ground floor, decorative half-timbering in black and white to right and left ends on first floor. Plain tiled roofs of varying heights, some hipped, all with ridge cresting and end finials. Complicated compact plan, roughly T shaped with entrance court to front. Two storeys with tall, ribbed, stacks, all with oversailing tops; some on gable ends, the majority on roof ridges. Entrance Front : Divided in two, right half: parrallel gable ranges to right, range at right angles to left enclosing square tower with pyramidal roof under compass finial. Diamond pane, leaded, casement fenestration, irregular, but including one large mullioned and transomed staircase window to left of centre. Gabled, wood framed, half-glazed entrance porch to right placed diagonally across the corner of the building. Recessed, whitewashed lobby behind. Main door in rear wall, arched, whitewashed brick surround, strap - work hinges with incised decoration. Left half; large tile hung gable to right over brick dentil band, half timbered range to left jetted on first floor over moulded bressumer. 3 diamond-pane casements on both floors to left, wood framed, mullioned and transome window on first floor gable. Six panelled door to ground floor of gable under flat porch hood. C20 brick single storey extension projecting to front right. Interior : Square staircase hall, part panelled. Great hall to rear, originally 2 framed bays with Crown-post roof, only one bay remaining. Large billeted, cambered, tie beam exposed framing and panelling below. Large stone fireplace dated 1886. Y tracery glazed doors. The house has been attributed to R. Norman Shaw on stylistic grounds but there is no conclusive evidence to prove the attribution. PEVSNER : Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) page 449.

Listing NGR: SU8969245757

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971)
Other
Part 40 Surrey,

National Grid Reference: SU 89692 45757

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