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The Feathers Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Merstham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2648 / 51°15'53"N

Longitude: -0.1525 / 0°9'8"W

OS Eastings: 528995

OS Northings: 153362

OS Grid: TQ289533

Mapcode National: GBR JHP.Q7Z

Mapcode Global: VHGS4.9GRQ

Plus Code: 9C3X7R7X+W2

Entry Name: The Feathers Hotel

Listing Date: 5 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485698

Location: Hooley, Merstham and Netherne, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH1

County: Surrey

Electoral Ward/Division: Merstham

Built-Up Area: Redhill

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Merstham

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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The following building shall be added to the list:-

TQ 2853 SE HIGH STREET (East side)

902/3/10009 No. 36
The Feathers Hotel


Public house. 1911 for Nalder & Collyer, brewers, with C18 rear parts and C17 outbuildings. Main fa├žade red brick to ground floor, half-timbered and rendered on first floor. Rear parts red brick, some painted. Red clay tile roofs, with prominent ridge, end and mid-roof stacks.

PLAN. Central corridor plan, extending from main entrance with dining room to the right with service rooms behind. Main bar areas to the left.

EXTERIOR. 2 storeys. Front elevation divided into two parts slightly angled to one another. Symmetrical, 3-bay part to right with central timber porch supporting an open balustraded balcony. 2 ground floor windows with semi-circular headed centre lights and small paned flanking lights (also small panes in lower centre part of left-hand window). Upper storey under three prominent gables and with three large windows. Central window reflects the detail of the lower ones. Side windows with small-paned casement frames. Left-hand part of main elevation also symmetrical and of three bays. Ground floor windows of small panes. One balustraded balcony in centre. Upper side windows of 1 and 2 lights with small-paned casements. Large window in similar style in centre; gable over. Inn-sign with Prince of Wales' feathers hanging from beam projecting from roof.
Left-hand return with 2-bay timber porch and balustraded balcony over; bulbous corner posts and gable over. Rear parts of plain brick mostly with sash windows. Single storey, plain C17 outbuilding.

INTERIOR. Existing ground floor plan with some amendments, but retaining compartmented form of original plan, with Art Nouveau fireplaces. Parts of the original fittings survive, such as a glazed door, decorative window glass and etched mirror with the Prince of Wales' feathers and surrounding woodwork.

A well-detailed and architecturally ambitious Edwardian public house in a half-timbered vernacular style which retains much of its original plan form and some original fittings. Forms a group with No 34 High Street (item 3/94), Merstham Grange (item 3/105) and The Home Farm House (item 3/93).

Dated: 5th October 2000

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