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Walled Garden Approximately 75 Metres West of House at Polesden Lacey

A Grade II Listed Building in Bookham South, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2578 / 51°15'28"N

Longitude: -0.3759 / 0°22'33"W

OS Eastings: 513425

OS Northings: 152214

OS Grid: TQ134522

Mapcode National: GBR HG8.1SK

Mapcode Global: VHFVK.FNM3

Entry Name: Walled Garden Approximately 75 Metres West of House at Polesden Lacey

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290450

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, RH5

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bookham South

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Great Bookham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 15 SW

5/62 Walled garden approx 75
metres west of house at
Polesden Lacey


Walled garden. Probably C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, with rendered coping.
Rectangular plan approximately 70 x 40 metres on east-west axis. The wall on the
north side, formerly the rear wall of greenhouses, is approximately 4 metres high
and has a central entrance through the base of a square 2-stage water tower which
has corner pilasters and round-headed doorway with tile voussoirs; the other walls
are approximately 3 metres high, each ramped down in the centre to a gateway with
square piers surmounted by urns, and ornamental wrought-iron gates. The south
wall also has similar intermediate piers, and a westward continuation approxi-
mately 40 metres long, its north face of flint with brick bands (and furnished
with ledges and holes for rock plants), a central gateway like the others, and a
circular "window" in the centre of each side length.

Listing NGR: TQ1342552214

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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