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The Old Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Shere, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2197 / 51°13'11"N

Longitude: -0.4649 / 0°27'53"W

OS Eastings: 507306

OS Northings: 147846

OS Grid: TQ073478

Mapcode National: GBR GF6.H96

Mapcode Global: VHFVP.WLLT

Entry Name: The Old Fire Station

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288507

Location: Shere, Guildford, Surrey, GU5

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Civil Parish: Shere

Built-Up Area: Shere

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Shere

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

(West Side)
The Old Fire Station


Fire station, now public conveniences. 1885. Timber framed on red and
brown brick plinth clad in painted weatherboard, plain tiled roof with
wooden, lead-covered , pyramidal bell cote under iron finial, placed
diagonally across the ridge. to the gable end facing the street. Single-
storeyed with bargeboards to gable ends pierced by roundels on the front.
Tall, full height doors across the width of the front with octagonal
stone plaque above dated: "S and Am V.F.B.1885". Lantern on scroll bracket
support to gable apex. Two three-light casements with diamond pattern
tracery to each side under louvred tops. Two doors to right hand return
wall. Pentice roofed extension to rear. The building is an interesting
example of a later C19 purpose-built fire station and is a prominent
feature in the village centre.

Listing NGR: TQ0730947846

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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