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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: MILLMEAD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1378321

Location

MILLMEAD HOUSE, SNOWDENHAM LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyWaverleyDistrict AuthorityBramley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-May-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 291262

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History

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Details

TQ 04SW BRAMLEY C.P. SNOWDENHAM LANE

5/64 Millmead House 3/5/73

GV II

Small "Country House". 1904-7 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Gertrude Jekyll, in mixed Vernacular and Early Georgian classical styles. Coursed and part snecked Bargate sandstone with red brick quoins and dressings, some tile-on-edge decorations over windows and to the eaves, plain tiled roofs, some hipped, sweeping down to eaves and hipped out over dormers. L-shaped plan with long wing to left and shorter range to end of forecourt on right. Range to left single storey with attics under two hipped roof dormers with 4-light leaded casement windows. Square ridge stack to left, smaller stack to right and further stack at junction of two ranges. Staggered eaves line with brick-edged break projecting to left end. One small two-light window in break, and two larger 4-light windows to right, each under dormers above, with window between under projecting eaves. Entrance range to right:- Two storeys and attic under hipped roof, leaded casement dormer. Rusticated brick quoins to ends, brick plat band over tall first floor and moulded brick eaves. Two brick dressed, two-light leaded,casement windows to first floor. Door of six panels to centre of ground floor in fine ashlar pedimented surround with scroll brackets. Right hand return front:- Wood framed "Arbor" with lintels set into main wall and resting on wooden columns on pedestals set in wall recesses. Rear:- Two storeys with attics under two hipped roof, leaded casement dormers with panelled end stacks. Rusticated brick quoins to ends and on pilaster piers supporting central segmental open pediment. Plat band over tall ground floor, with four first floor casements tucked under eaves. Four large "cross" windows to ground floor with segmental keystoned heads and linking impost bands. Double case- ment doors to centre of first floor under keystoned head with iron-railed balcony on brackets, dropping through plat band. Tall double casement doors to centre of ground floor. House set in garden designed by G. Jekyll.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.118. L. WEAVER: HOUSES AND GARDENS BY E. L. LUTYENS (1913)

Listing NGR: TQ0070944807

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 118
Weaver, L, Houses and Gardens by Sir Edwin Lutyens RA, (1913)

National Grid Reference: TQ 00709 44807

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