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MERRY HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MERRY HALL

List entry Number: 1028681

Location

MERRY HALL, AGATES LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Apr-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 290387

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ASHTEAD AGATES LANE TQ/15/NE (east side) 3/5

2.4.70 Merry Hall

GV II

House. Probably later C18 (chimney at rear inscribed 1788); altered and enlarged. Red brick in Flemish bond, slate roof. Rectangular double-depth plan with addition at left end and rear wing to this. The principal element is 2 storeys and 4 bays, with basement and attic: the high basement, treated as a chamfered plinth, has a 2-light casement window in the 4th bay; the ground floor has a doorway (up 6 steps protected by stick-baluster railings) offset left of centre, with a wooden open-pedimented doorcase composed of fluted Tuscan pilasters with triglyph entablatures, and 8-panel door (top panels now glazed) under a semi-elliptical fanlight with keyed surround (glazing altered); both floors have four 12-pane unhorned sashed windows with exposed boxes and gauged brick heads, but those at 1st floor are irregularly disposed, with one over the door and one placed centrally to the left. Bracketed wooden eaves cornice. Hipped roof with 2 flat-roofed dormers which have 6-pane horned sashes. Side-wall chimney to the right. Attached at the left end is a late C19 2-bay addition which has tripartite sashes on both floors, a matching cornice, and hipped roof with 2 chimneys on the front slope. The right-hand return wall has one window on each floor to the rear, matching those at the front. The rear has inter alia 2 extruded chimney stacks (that on the left with "1788" inscribed on a brick above eaves level), a sashed stairwindow, and 2 dormers in the roof; and a small conservatory and single-storey outbuilding are attached to the rear wing. Interior: altered, but contains open-well staircase with stick balusters, and cellar with wine bins.

Listing NGR: TQ1774158044

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National Grid Reference: TQ 17741 58044

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