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1-15 Kingfisher Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Thames Ditton, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4004 / 51°24'1"N

Longitude: -0.3477 / 0°20'51"W

OS Eastings: 515037

OS Northings: 168111

OS Grid: TQ150681

Mapcode National: GBR 6G.F0V

Mapcode Global: VHFTZ.X2K9

Entry Name: 1-15 Kingfisher Court

Listing Date: 15 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473022

Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT8

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Thames Ditton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Esher

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: East Molesey St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Description

TQ 16 NE
374/3/10049

ESHER
BRIDGE ROAD
East Molesey
Nos. 1-15, Kingfisher Court

GV
II

Block of flats. Circa 1935 by Guy Morgan. Pink brick in Flemish bond; oversailing flat roof with boxed eaves, boarded soffit and brick chimneys. Fomms south-west comer of a large quadrangle completed by larger, detached, block to east (flats nos 16- 57, qv), and having principal elevation being on to the road (west side). 3 storeys with further flat-roofed stage on roof of road-side (north-west) wing, open-sided but with brick section housing stair and water tank. In Modern Movement style and having metal windows, mostly of 2 or 3 lights, with tile cills, concrete lintels, and horizontal glazing bays on ground and first floors. Road elevation: 6 bays; entrance, in bay 4, has curved flanking attached pilasters supporting curved-cornered canopy and full-height stair-window with glazing bars above. Curved-cornered projecting bays to bays 1 and 6 with full-width, curved-cornered, windows. Rear elevations plainer, but with similar entrance and stair window. Interior: flats "have wooden floors; panelled cupboards and doors, some with overlights; tile window cills; some surviving original fireplaces with polished stone surrounds and tiled hearths. Stairs have dado rail and plain stair rails with wooden handrails.
Together with the block containing flats nos 16- 57, the swimming pool with pump-house, and the pond in the sunken garden (qqv), this range forms an impressive 1930s luxury-apartment development in the Modern Movement style.

Listing NGR: TQ1503768111

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