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High Chimneys

A Grade II Listed Building in Windlesham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3784 / 51°22'42"N

Longitude: -0.6471 / 0°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 494256

OS Northings: 165238

OS Grid: SU942652

Mapcode National: GBR F9P.K7B

Mapcode Global: VHFTT.QMS6

Entry Name: High Chimneys

Listing Date: 9 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480229

Location: Windlesham, Surrey Heath, Surrey, GU20

County: Surrey

District: Surrey Heath

Civil Parish: Windlesham

Built-Up Area: Broomhall/Windlesham/Virginia Water

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Windlesham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


SU 96 NW High Chimneys


House, now flats. Circa 1910 by Charles E Mallows for Captain and Mrs Macgildowny; converted to flats, mid-C20; further alterations late-20. Thin red brick in English bond with tile dressings; swept plain-tile roofs with tile corbels and brick stacks. Rectangular plan with entrance on north side and former service wing to north-west; garden elevation on east side. Two storeys and attic. In Arts and Crafts style, having: circular tile and stone steps up to entrance; nail-studded and strap-hinged board main entrance door; small-pane leaded glazing to other doors; pegged wood-framed mullion windows, of 2 to 7 lights, with leaded metal casements and tile sills and dripmoulds; 1st-floor windows mostly set under eaves; complex roofscape having gabled, hipped and half-hipped roofs to individual bays and hipped-roofed, tile-hung, dormers; tall chimneys with clustered flues and corbelled heads. North (entrance) elevation: 4 bays with lower former-service wing projecting on right. Paired projecting central bays have entrance on left, set in deep, round-arched, hollow-moulded, quoined reveal; transomed stair window on right. East (garden) elevation: 4 bays. The wide outer bays project, are of 2 storeys, gabled, and have internal porches at inner corners; 4-leaf French window under pentice across centre bays flanked by large external chimneys which have offsets and small windows on their inner returns at attic level. South elevation: 2 + 4 bays. On right, the lower 4-bay block has paired 2-storey central bays with continuous 7-light (former living-room) window to ground floor; end-bay of loggia on left.

Interior: round-arched strap-hinged wooden doors (ground floor) and board doors with moulded cover strips, all with original door furniture. Windows retain original decorative fittings and tile sills, those of principal ground-floor rooms with polished stone sills. Original fireplaces, including inglenook to former living room with Tudor-arched inner stone fireplace; and lunette-shaped fireplace with corbelled mantlepiece and over-cupboard to former dining room (both in flat no. 1). Chamfered beams and original cupboards and shelves in principal rooms on ground floor. Open-well stair with open, trellised, balustrade with chamfered members, and large-scantling newel posts.

Listing NGR: SU9425765242

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