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Ashtead Lodge with Attached Screen Walls and Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashtead, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3071 / 51°18'25"N

Longitude: -0.3007 / 0°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 518549

OS Northings: 157815

OS Grid: TQ185578

Mapcode National: GBR 8B.DWV

Mapcode Global: VHGRV.QDXT

Entry Name: Ashtead Lodge with Attached Screen Walls and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 23 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290418

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT21

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashtead Park

Built-Up Area: Ashtead

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Ashtead

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 1357-1957 (east side)

23.11.73 Ashtead Lodge, with attached
screen walls and garden wall


House, now 5 flats, with attached screen walls and garden wall, Probably 1765
(date on pump in cellar), enlarged in early C20, and altered. Colour-washed red
brick in Flemish bond, red tiled roof. Rectangular double-depth plan, with
additions at both ends. Two storeys and 7 bays over a service basement, plus
attic; the symmetrical facade has a 3-course band and 3-bay pedimented centre
breaking forwards slightly, a central doorway (up 3 steps) protected by a glazed
wooden porch with fielded panels and low pediment; horned sashed windows
without glazing bars, all with gauged brick heads and furnished with decorated
wooden blind-hoods; a bracketed cornice; unusual rusticated masonry in the
pediment; and a hipped roof with 2 dormers above the pediment, a large chimney
stack on the front slope to the right of the centre, and side-wall chimneys at
the left end. Attached to the front corner of each end is a quadrantal screen
wall, that to the left linked to a garden wall which returns along the north side
of the garden, and that to the right partly demolished to make a gateway.
(single-storey wing added at left end and 2-storey wing at right-hand end are
not of special interest.) Rear: 2 storeys and 7 bays over a high basement, with
central porch up 9 steps protected by curved wrought-iron railings, windows
sashed without glazing bars, and 3 dormers in the roof. Interior: fine C18 open-
well staircase with carved foliated brackets, 3 fluted balusters per tread, fielded
panel dado, and triglyph and wreath decoration to the landing (but now
partitioned from the front entrance hall); ground-floor front room with full
fielded panelling now altered and sub-partitioned, and some panelling relocated;
at 1st floor, some C18 panelling including built-in cupboards, 2 C18 fireplaces
with keystones (one fluted) and one Adam-style fireplace; full service cellar
including remains of oven, wash boiler, and cast-iron pump with raised lettering
on the head:-
flanked by human figures ("FB" = Francis Beckford). Reference: Proc.LDLHS
VoL5, No,1, 1987.

Listing NGR: TQ1854957815

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