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William Cobbett Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farnham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2117 / 51°12'42"N

Longitude: -0.7967 / 0°47'48"W

OS Eastings: 484148

OS Northings: 146523

OS Grid: SU841465

Mapcode National: GBR DB3.WZR

Mapcode Global: VHDY2.4SPY

Plus Code: 9C3X6663+M8

Entry Name: William Cobbett Public House

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Last Amended: 29 December 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290823

Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Farnham

Built-Up Area: Farnham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Farnham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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SU 8446 NW 6/120
SU 8446 7/120

(South East Side)
No 4 (William Cobbett Public House)

(Formerly listed as The Jolly Farmers and Bridge Stores, Firgrove Hill)


The birthplace of William Cobbett. C17, 2 storey. Red brick on projecting
plinth. String at 1st floor level. Wood band at eaves and early C19 cut
board caves pelmet. Old tile roof. Chimney to left hand, and stooped chimney
to right hand of front in angle formed by projecting gabled wing of timber
frame with plaster infilling (formerly Bridge Stores), old tile roof. Main
front has 5 2-light leaded casements with early Cl9 lights of long diamond
pattern. 2 5-light casements (originally probably 4 windows of 2 lights each
and now joined up) and central half-glazed double doors under cantilevered
flat hood. The right hand wing has a small central attic casement. 1 casement
on 1st floor. On ground floor, 3 small 2-light casement windows with frosted
glass panes.
Note: Illustrated "Country Life", July 3rd 1942.

The listed buildings in Bridge Square, Firgrove Hill (West Side), Red Lion
Lane (North West Side) and Nos 57 and 59 Abbey Street, form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8415546523

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