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Postboys Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Cobham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3315 / 51°19'53"N

Longitude: -0.418 / 0°25'4"W

OS Eastings: 510311

OS Northings: 160347

OS Grid: TQ103603

Mapcode National: GBR 42.TJ8

Mapcode Global: VHFV4.PSWM

Entry Name: Postboys Row

Listing Date: 12 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287062

Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT11

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

Town: Elmbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Cobham and Downside

Built-Up Area: Cobham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Cobham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


5/501 Postboys Row
1-8 (consec)


Accommodation and shops, originally accommodation for postboys. Built c.1790 by
James Ingram. Painted brick on rendered plinth with hipped old tiled roof and
4 chimneystacks, 1 brick, 3 cement rendered. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys;
8 windows. Brick modillion eaves cornice. 1st floor has mainly original 12-pane
sashes with moulded architraves, but No 3 was having a replacement window inserted
at time of survey, No 2 has a C20 12-pane sash and No 5 has a C20 casement. Mainly
sashes to ground floor, 2 12-pane sashes and 2 C19 sashes, one with verticals, one
without. 5 doorcases with flat hoods; Nos 1, 5 and 6 have 4 panelled doors, No 3
with glazed top panels. No 1 has a C19 shopfront with pilasters, cornice and
6 large panes. No 5 has a mid C19 6-pane window with horns, pilasters and cornice
and No 7 has a C19 shopfront with cornice and pilasters. Footscrapers between Nos 4
and 5 and Nos 6 and 7. No 1 has a C20 bay to side elevation and No 8 has a doorcase
in the side elevation. Modern extensions to rear. These cottages originally were
built to house postboys employed at the local Inns.

Listing NGR: TQ1031160347

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