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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 FIRS

List entry Number: 1391835

Location

THE FIRS, 12, KINGS ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SurreyGuildfordDistrict AuthorityShalford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-2007

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 502875

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History

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Details

SHALFORD

431/0/10040 KINGS ROAD 15-MAY-07 12 The Firs

II Detached house. c1834 with minor later alterations.

MATERIALS: Brick faced in stucco. Slate low hipped roof with ridge tiles and stuccoed chimneystacks.

PLAN: 2 storeys and 3 bays. Rectangular 4-room plan with central stair, later rear single-storey coal-store extension.

EXTERIOR: Symmetrical front (S) elevation of 3 bays. Porch modern but retains early-mid C19 lead tented canopy with moulded cornice. Original 6-panel door has C20 coloured glazing to upper panels; rectangular fanlight with geometric pattern glazing bars. Porch to W elevation also has lead canopy. Low hipped roof with boxed eaves. 6-over-6 pane sashes; some blind openings. Most external joinery original.

INTERIOR: Open-string stair rising in single flight with landing balustrade, circular newel post, stick balusters and mahogany handrail terminating in scroll. Interior retains original joinery, including shutters and some simple chimneypieces, a hob grate to the E rear room, alongside later C19 and early C20 features.

HISTORY: The house is believed to have been constructed c1834, the plot of land on which it stands having been sold in 1833.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Of special interest as a well-preserved late Regency house that retains its internal plan and a number of original features.

SOURCES: Margaret Dierden, More Scenes from Shalford Past (2006), p26.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dierden, M, More Scenes from Shalford Past, (2006), 26

National Grid Reference: TQ 00249 46976

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