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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.


List entry Number: 1029400



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

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ockham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 288692

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2/111 Ockham Park House 14/6/67


Country House. Originally built in c.1638 for the Weston Family, altered in 1728-9 by Nicholas Hawksmoor for the first Lord King, extended in c.1830 in Italianate style for the seventh Lord King. Majority of house burnt down in 1948. Stripped and part restored in 1970's. Brown and red brick with hipped plain-tiled roofs obscured by parapets. Square block, 7 bays each side with lower extension to left. 2 storeys and attic over basement storey with central brick pavilion to roof. Entrance front:- moulded brick plat bands over basement, ground and first floors and to top of parapet with end pilaster piers. Two 3 bay ranges, either side of central shallow single bay recess. One Venetian window in attic storey, either side of centre with 2 sections of parapet raised up over. C20 fenestration, with all windows under gauged brick heads, 18-light glazing bar sash windows on main floor. Round arched fixed casement to centre of first floor. Former door to centre under gauged brick head, now blocked. Pavilion on roof: square with brick pilaster piers to corners under brick cornice. Octagonal lantern above under lead, ogee roof - capped by sphere finial. 4 brick walls containing arched openings placed diagonally from corners of pavilion with square brick stacks on the ends. Right hand return front:- 7 bays with centre paired and end pilaster piers. Two storey single bay extension to left end with end pilaster piers and a large splay sided C20 brick recess on centre of left hand return front under cement lintel. Interior: gutted and part restored. Empty at time of resurvey.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 394. Country Life. Article "Ockham Park, Surrey" Newly discovered designs by Laurence Whistler. December 29, 1950 pp. 2218-2221.

Listing NGR: TQ0652756514

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 394
'Country Life' in 29 December, (1950), 2218-2221

National Grid Reference: TQ 06527 56514


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