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St Matthews Church of England First School

A Grade II Listed Building in Cobham and Downside, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.311 / 51°18'39"N

Longitude: -0.4122 / 0°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 510766

OS Northings: 158072

OS Grid: TQ107580

Mapcode National: GBR 44.8R5

Mapcode Global: VHFVB.S9YV

Entry Name: St Matthews Church of England First School

Listing Date: 14 December 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287039

Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT11

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

Town: Elmbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Cobham and Downside

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Ockham with Hatchford and Downside

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

(west side)
374-/8/10004 St Matthew's C of E
First School


School. Built in 1901 as a girls School by the firm of Treadwell and Martin for Mary
Sophia Dawson a local benefactor. Art Nouveau style. Built of red brick in English
bond battered to base front having timber-framed gables with plaster infill. Tiled roof
with 1 brick chimney-stack and central tapering bellcote with shingled spire, surmounted
by cock weathervane. Front has paired gables on brackets with 2 cambered casements
below with leaded lights and stained glass windows. Central recessed doorcase with
double doors with tulip patterned brass fittings and fanlight with rose motif stained glass.
Deep plinth. Decorative rainwater heads with castellated design. Side gables have
round-headed 20-pane window with Art Nouveau design in stained glass. Rear elevation
has large dormer with casement with leaded lights. Interior contains ornamental metal
plaque, dado panelling, original fireplace in headmistress' office with 3 embossed hearts
and queen post roof to hall with 4 original circular iron light fittings incorporating texts.

Listing NGR: TQ1076658072

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