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Latitude: 51.3596 / 51°21'34"N
Longitude: -0.2176 / 0°13'3"W
OS Eastings: 524195
OS Northings: 163790
OS Grid: TQ241637
Mapcode National: GBR BR.3SV
Mapcode Global: VHGRQ.53T1
Entry Name: Underground Room to Rear of Number 5
Listing Date: 1 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206752
Location: Sutton, London, SM3
Electoral Ward/Division: Cheam
Built-Up Area: Sutton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Cheam
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
Underground Room to
rear of No 5
TQ 2463 NW 29/102
An underground chamber to rear of No 5, probably used for storage and probably
of late C17 date; only surviving example of several found in Cheam. A steep
flight of steps leads down to rectangular space with walls of limestone masonry
and brick barrel vaulted roof [Flemish bond]; round-headed arches in centre of
each long wall and in rear wall to west; a flight of steps leads down to a further
depth from the latter. Iron rings in wall. Possibly used as a food store for
Cheam School when it occupied Whitehall.
See "Nonsuch and Ewell Antiquarian Society Bulletin" for July 1966, p 5.
Listing NGR: TQ2419563790
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