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Post Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Leatherhead, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2779 / 51°16'40"N

Longitude: -0.3874 / 0°23'14"W

OS Eastings: 512574

OS Northings: 154426

OS Grid: TQ125544

Mapcode National: GBR HFV.YNX

Mapcode Global: VHFVK.74KQ

Entry Name: Post Cottage

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290580

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT23

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bookham North

Built-Up Area: Leatherhead

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Little Bookham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ/15/SW (west side)
No.9 (Post Cottage)


House. Probably late C17 or early C18, enlarged and altered. Brick at ground
floor (painted white), timber-framed with brick nogging at 1st floor, red tile
roof, brick chimney. Two-unit single-depth lobby-entry plan (with modern parallel
addition to rear, which is not of special interest). Two storeys and 2 bays,
symmetrical; central doorway now covered by modern porch with hipped roof; 2
small 2-light casements on each floor, those at ground floor segmental-headed
(and all with modern shutters); timber-framing at 1st floor, which is all of light
scantling, consists of corner posts, studs, straight passing down-braces, mid-rails
and wallplate. Half-hipped roof with a square chimney stack in the centre. Both
gable walls have similar timber framing at 1st floor; the left has 2 small
windows at ground floor, and an altered 2-light casement at 1st floor; the other
has a 2-light casement at ground floor. Interior: large lateral beams in both
bays, with large joists; back-to-back fireplaces, that in the 2nd bay an inglenook
with chamfered bressummer.

Listing NGR: TQ1257454426

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

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