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The Firs

A Grade II Listed Building in Shalford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2132 / 51°12'47"N

Longitude: -0.5661 / 0°33'58"W

OS Eastings: 500249

OS Northings: 146977

OS Grid: TQ002469

Mapcode National: GBR FCR.TZ7

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.4RKT

Entry Name: The Firs

Listing Date: 15 May 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 502875

Location: Shalford, Guildford, Surrey, GU4

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Civil Parish: Shalford

Built-Up Area: Guildford

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Shalford

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


431/0/10040 KINGS ROAD
15-MAY-07 12
The Firs

Detached house. c1834 with minor later alterations.

MATERIALS: Brick faced in stucco. Slate low hipped roof with ridge tiles and stuccoed chimneystacks.

PLAN: 2 storeys and 3 bays. Rectangular 4-room plan with central stair, later rear single-storey coal-store extension.

EXTERIOR: Symmetrical front (S) elevation of 3 bays. Porch modern but retains early-mid C19 lead tented canopy with moulded cornice. Original 6-panel door has C20 coloured glazing to upper panels; rectangular fanlight with geometric pattern glazing bars. Porch to W elevation also has lead canopy. Low hipped roof with boxed eaves. 6-over-6 pane sashes; some blind openings. Most external joinery original.

INTERIOR: Open-string stair rising in single flight with landing balustrade, circular newel post, stick balusters and mahogany handrail terminating in scroll. Interior retains original joinery, including shutters and some simple chimneypieces, a hob grate to the E rear room, alongside later C19 and early C20 features.

HISTORY: The house is believed to have been constructed c1834, the plot of land on which it stands having been sold in 1833.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Of special interest as a well-preserved late Regency house that retains its internal plan and a number of original features.

SOURCES: Margaret Dierden, More Scenes from Shalford Past (2006), p26.

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