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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: 1044674



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

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Farnham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Dec-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 290823

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SU 8446 NW 6/120 SU 8446 7/120 1099 26.4.50.

BRIDGE SQUARE (South East Side) No 4 (William Cobbett Public House)

(Formerly listed as The Jolly Farmers and Bridge Stores, Firgrove Hill)


The birthplace of William Cobbett. C17, 2 storey. Red brick on projecting plinth. String at 1st floor level. Wood band at eaves and early C19 cut board caves pelmet. Old tile roof. Chimney to left hand, and stooped chimney to right hand of front in angle formed by projecting gabled wing of timber frame with plaster infilling (formerly Bridge Stores), old tile roof. Main front has 5 2-light leaded casements with early Cl9 lights of long diamond pattern. 2 5-light casements (originally probably 4 windows of 2 lights each and now joined up) and central half-glazed double doors under cantilevered flat hood. The right hand wing has a small central attic casement. 1 casement on 1st floor. On ground floor, 3 small 2-light casement windows with frosted glass panes. Note: Illustrated "Country Life", July 3rd 1942.

The listed buildings in Bridge Square, Firgrove Hill (West Side), Red Lion Lane (North West Side) and Nos 57 and 59 Abbey Street, form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8415546523

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 3 July, (1942)

National Grid Reference: SU 84148 46523


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