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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029450
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288507
Location: Shere, Guildford, Surrey, GU5
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
TQ 0647-0747 SHERE CP MIDDLE STREET
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
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