The Old House

5 Sep 1999
The Old House, The Street, Betchworth, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH3 7DJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BETCHWORTH C.P. THE STREET TQ 24NW (East Side) 6/26 The Old House 11/11/66 GV II*

House. C16 core with early C18 front, later C18 and C19 extensions to right and later C19/early C20 extensions set back to left. Timber framed core, front of red and blue brick with hipped,slate roof over deep eaves. Brown brick extensions on right hand return front, brick and tile hung to left. Three storeys to front with large, corbelled stack to left end and multiple square stacks to right of centre. Plinth, with plat bands over ground and first floors, first floor of unusually tall proportions. 10 bay front with shallow 12-pane, early C18, original, glazing-bar sash windows under gauged brick heads on the second floor, the left hand window now blocked. Nine tall, 8-pane sashes across the first floor under gauged brick heads, one smaller 6-pane window to right.

Nine similar sash windows on ground floor, four to the right and five to the left of the main door; the window immediately to the right of the door partially blocked. Panelled door under fanlight and in round arched, keystoned surround.

Wing at right angles to rear and wing set back to left of T-shaped plan with tile hung gable under ridge stack. One 2-light casement under drip course in gable, "Venetian" window below. Right hand return front - five bays of C18 cladding to left with tripartite ground floor sash window. Half-glazed door under fanlight and Doric portico. Two later C18 glazing bar sash windows to right with "Venetian" window below. Angle bay on rear.

Listing NGR: TQ2108449826


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0381 IOE Records taken by John H Chapman; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John H. Chapman. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Chapman, John H.

Rights Holder: Chapman, John H.


Brick, Slate, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling