FULBROOK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1044456

Date first listed: 02-Jul-1971

Statutory Address: FULBROOK HOUSE, FULBROOK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: FULBROOK HOUSE, FULBROOK LANE

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

County: Surrey

District: Waverley (District Authority)

Parish: Elstead

National Grid Reference: SU 90538 44596

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Details

SU 94SW ELSTEAD C.P. FULBROOK LANE

5/6 Fulbrook House 2.7.71 II

Country House. 1896-9 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Gerald Streatfield, extended by Lutyens, further extended to north in 1970's by Roderick Gradidge and altered in 1980's. Coursed and rough dressed Bargate sandstone with plain tiled roofs, swept out over eaves and with tile hung gables. Half-H shape range to entrance front, kitchen court to north. Tall corbelled and panelled ridge stacks scattered across the roofs. Entrance front:- Two storeys. Woodframed, leaded casement fenestration with one four-light window to first floor and one 6-light window to ground floor of left hand wing. Narrow "breather" in gable apex, and further ground floor casement to left in catslide extension. Regular arrangement of windows to recessed centre range; two 4-light windows either side of centre on the first floor, three 2-light windows on the ground floor. Continuous casement fenestration to first floor of right hand wing, wrapping round left corner to gable end. Polygonal turret,tile- hung, in angle formed between projecting wing and range to right. Two angle bays, to right hand range. Main door to centre in gabled projecting porch with 6-light mullioned and transomed window on first floor. Lugged stone panel below the window with diamond pattern panel and date. Round arched, stone edged,moulded entrance with stylized keystone and impost mouldings. Shallow flight of brick steps lead to studded panelled door. Right hand return front:- Two storeys with outer gables and angle bays to either side of recessed centre. Central square bay under deep eaves with flanking "flying braces". Wood framed, leaded casement fenestration, 6-light to centre bay, turned balusters to first floor balconies either side of centre. Single storey gabled extensions to the east side, housing a 1970's swimming pool. Interiors:- Lutyens first classical interior, now altered by Gradidge and others. Ionic order piers and columns survive in the Great Hall and staircase bay. Arched and keystoned door surrounds. Original staircase and landing with keystoned lunette to wall. Drawing Room:- Green and white marble lugged fireplace with gadrooning. Dining Room:- Original panelling and famous carved brick and stone fireplace with keystoned arch. Breakfast Room:- Grey marble fireplace. Grounds originally laid out by Mrs Streatfield and Gertrude Jekyll.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp. 249-50.

DANIELL O'NEILL: SIR EDWIN LUTYENS: COUNTRY HOUSES (1980) pp. 37-6O, ill 12 & 13.

LAWRENCE WEAVERS HOUSES AND GARDENS BY E. L. LUTYENS (1981) pp. 21-2, ill 38, 39, 40, 41 & 42.

Listing NGR: SU9053844596

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 291516

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
O'Neill, D, Sir Edwin Lutyens Country Houses, (1980), 37-40
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 249-50
Weaver, L, Houses and Gardens by EL Lutyens, (1981)

End of official listing