PLACE FARM HOUSE INCLUDING CLEVES COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1029989
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1958
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Apr-1984
Statutory Address:
PLACE FARM HOUSE INCLUDING CLEVES COTTAGE, PLACE FARM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PLACE FARM HOUSE INCLUDING CLEVES COTTAGE, PLACE FARM ROAD

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Tandridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Bletchingley
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32662 52121

Details

TQ 35SW BLETCHINGLEY C.P. PLACE FARM ROAD

2/57 Place Farm House including 11/6/58 Cleves Cottage (formerly listed as Place Farm House and barn to south-west)

GV II*

Former Gatehouse to Bletchingley Place now house. C16 rebuilt in C18. Brick plinth, part rendered, red and brown brick above with deep eaves to plain tiled roof; end ridge stacks. 2 storeys, 3 glazing bar sash windows under cambered heads across the first floor; outer windows tripartite. Ground floor sash windows under diagonally placed gauged brick heads. Central six panel door under traceried fan- light and flat Doric wood columned portico in blocked former gateway. 5 step surround to four centred arch with brick roll moulding to outer block. Cleves Cottage to right: wealdstone with brick dressings. 2 storeys with 2 casements on first floor. Part glazed door to left.

Interior: Large fireplace in ground floor room to right. Large beams in roof- space formerly supporting upper storey. The gatehouse is the only remaining building from Bletchingley Place, built by Duke of Buckingham, appropriated by Henry VIII and given to Anne of Cleves in 1540 after her divorce from the King. The house was eventually demolished in 1680 by the Earl of Peterborough.

V.C.H.: Surrey (1967) Vol. IV p.254. PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.116.

Listing NGR: TQ3266252121

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
287294
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey, (1912), 254
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 116

Legal

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

End of official listing

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