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Woodhouse Copse

A Grade II Listed Building in Shere, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1964 / 51°11'46"N

Longitude: -0.4157 / 0°24'56"W

OS Eastings: 510794

OS Northings: 145320

OS Grid: TQ107453

Mapcode National: GBR GFG.XC5

Mapcode Global: VHFVX.R626

Plus Code: 9C3X5HWM+GP

Entry Name: Woodhouse Copse

Listing Date: 4 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468813

Location: Shere, Guildford, Surrey, RH5

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Shere

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Holmbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

Holmbury St Mary

431/6/10017 Woodhouse Copse


House with attached pergola and summerhouse. Built 1924-26 by Oliver Hill for W Deane Barnes Brand, around the base of a windmill, using its main post for the spiral staircase. Small later C20 additions to east and west. Amy Barnes Brand was an actress and supporter of his work. A large cottage ornee, roughly L-shaped, built mainly of brick with some wavy-edged weatherboarding to garden front and side elevation. Thatched roof (removed at time of survey) and tall brick chimneystack. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; irregular fenestration of wooden leaded light windows including large mullioned and transomed window to ground floor, curved window to staircase and window with pane engraved with verse commemorating the building of the house. Seven-light windows to garden front to living room and main bedroom. Front elevation has arched door case with oak plank door. Attached wall with stone pergola piers and circular brick summerhouse with thatched roof INTERIOR: house features include circular brick spiral staircase built around main shaft of windmill, large living room with open fireplace with wooden bressumer and tiled fire-back, built-in window seats and bookshelves, kitchen with four wooden plank doors, main bedroom with built-in cupboards, exposed beams and bathroom with blue mosaic bath, steep attic stairs and plank doors with good quality ironwork throughout.

Listing NGR: TQ1079445320

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