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Culmer Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Witley, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1434 / 51°8'36"N

Longitude: -0.6457 / 0°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 494837

OS Northings: 139114

OS Grid: SU948391

Mapcode National: GBR FDL.CKT

Mapcode Global: VHFVZ.RJJ9

Plus Code: 9C3X49V3+9P

Entry Name: Culmer Farm House

Listing Date: 15 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439850

Location: Witley, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Witley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Witley

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Description

SU 93NW WITLEY C.P. PETWORTH ROAD
Wormley

8/286 Culmer Farm House
15.7.86
GV II

House. Early C16, extended and remodelled by W.D. Caröe in the early C20, later
C20 extensions to the rear. Timber framed, the front and rear centre wall
replaced with coursed and galletted sandstone blocks, sandstone rubble cladding
to the right and brick cladding to ground floor left below tile hung first
floor (some in fishscale pattern). Tile hung first floor over sandstone below
on right hand return front. Early C20 plain roof to front, hipped with
end gablets, gable plain tiled roof to rear wing. L shaped plan with four
bay Hall house to front the centre bays of which have been considerably remod-
elled in the early C20, C18 and C20 extensions forming the rear wing. Two
storeys with large, four-square early C20 multiple stack to left of centre,
older, C17 stack to rear right. Wood framed leaded casement fenestration,
four windows across each floor including a square bay to ground floor left.
Door now on the left hand return front in a porch recess at the end of an
"arbour".
Rear: brick quoins to end, tiled offsets to stack. Some frame exposed to
first floor left. Two windows on the first floor of the wing to the right,
continuous ground floor fenestration below.
Interior: Considerable amounts of framing exposed, including the old exterior
wall, now preserved inside to rear left. Very heavy ceiling joists to ground
floor right, moulded dais beam to centre, probably moved in the remodelling.
Deep fireplace with salt cupboard flanking. Roof structure exposed on the
first floor, possibly reconstructed. Central octagonal crown post with
"girdle" moulding and square plinth with "gabled" sides. Outer crown posts
plain, all braced. Jowled main posts to centre bay with arched bracing,
diagonal ties to ends.
The house is set in an early C20 garden laid out at the time of remodelling.


Listing NGR: SU9483739114

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