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Tigbourne Court

A Grade I Listed Building in Hambledon, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1325 / 51°7'56"N

Longitude: -0.634 / 0°38'2"W

OS Eastings: 495675

OS Northings: 137910

OS Grid: SU956379

Mapcode National: GBR FDM.VZK

Mapcode Global: VHFVZ.YSPQ

Entry Name: Tigbourne Court

Listing Date: 9 March 1960

Last Amended: 28 October 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438349

Location: Hambledon, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Hambledon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Witley

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


9/151 Tigbourne Court
9/3/60 (Formerly Listed
in Witley C.P.)


House. 1899-1901 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Sir Edgar Horne in a C17 vernacular
classical style; billiard room added to roar in 1910 by Horace Farquharson.
Galleted Bargate stone blocks with brick quoins and thin horizontal bands of
tiles running across the house, under plain tiled roofs. Central triple gabled
range with single storey wings projecting from ends, ending in massive coupled
chimneys flanked by curved, screen walls. Three storey central range with triple
gables and front stack to right. Brick dressed two-light leaded casements in top
floor, one to each gable, with three finely detailed "cross" windows below under
brick open pediments, segmental outer pediments and triangular central pediment.
Doric portico in antis to ground floor with paired columns and end pilasters.
Central door behind. Paired diagonal brick stacks to ends of single storey
flanking walls. Concave screen walls to ends with hipped ends over piers to tiled
pentice coping. Arched door to centre. Single light square windows to either side
and egg shaped panel over. Right hand return front:- double gables to left with
leaded attic windows and large stone-mullioned,eight-light windows to first floor.
One eight-light and one 12-light window to ground floor. Stone panel to first
floor between the gables, over round arched door. Single storey range to right
with square bay under hipped roof. Left hand return front:- Large gable to centre.
Single storey Billiard Room to left. Rear:- Block to left with three windows to
first floor and two arches to ground floor. Single storey corridor across centre
with large gable behind. Hipped roof range to right with large brick stack.
Interior:- Original plan had the central loggia entrance opening into the centre
of a long narrow hall running from side to side. Central stairwell with single
flight return stair, an adaptation of a design by Norman Shaw. Columned on upper
flight and turned balusters. Barrel vaulted front room to left with Ionic pilaster
screen. Doric columns flank the fireplace under a panelled overmantel. Stone
flagged floor in hall with panelled ceiling containing a central foliage & fruit

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.486-7.

Listing NGR: SU9567537910

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