Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067135

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1999



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County: Surrey

District: Waverley (District Authority)

Parish: Ewhurst

National Grid Reference: TQ 09076 38843


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1887/0/10005 Oldhouse


Hall house. Probably second half C15; floor and chimney inserted early C17; (south-west) wing added to rear left probably C17; C16 barn, probably re-located, forms (north-west) wing, parallel to hall house; the whole much altered and a north-east wing added, so forming a courtyard plan, c 1928 for John Horniman. Timber-framed with infill of brick and galleted stone; also squared stone brought to course; plain tile roofs, mostly hipped; brick chimneys; wooden windows of c 1928 have mullions and transoms and leaded casements; attic windows have hipped tile roofs; c1928 wing is of weatherboard on brick plinth with weatherboarded gablets to attic dormers. Single-storey former barn, 2-storey former hall house, the rest of one storey with attic. South-east elevation: on right are 2 bays of the former hall house with side-outshut on right; the rear wall has exposed original timber-framing comprising large square panels, wall-posts, and large arched braces. C 1928 section on left has colonnaded glazed arcade to ground floor. North-west elevation: former barn of4 bays has rubblestone plinth and exposed timber frame with plates, wall-posts, studs, mid-rail and arched braces; hipped roof with gablets; quasi mid-strey, the cart-entrance replaced by stone-quoined brick wall and large external stack with blue-brick diapering. The north-east wing has pent porch and Diocletion window to north gable. Interior: former hall house: in left bay, deeply-moulded internal jetty-beam and posts, moulded C17 inglenook bressumer, spine-beam and joists; in right bay, plainer C17 spine-beam and joists and inglenook fireplace; on lst floor, former fireplace bressumers, cambered tie-beams supporting crown-posts arch-braced to chamfered collar purlin, collared rafters; sooted rafters in roof Former barn: end walls apparently re-built, but original framing includes jowelled wall-posts, rails, arched braces to wall-plates and tie-beams, crown-post roof trusses with the crown-posts arch-braced down to the tie-beams and up to the collar purlin, collared rafters. South-west wing: Cl7-style timbers, including crossbeams to ground floor, wall-plate, and roof trusses with staggered purlins and wind-braces. The building incorporates the remains of a high~quality C15 house with good-quality C17 alterations. The Old House, Ewhurst Green, Domestic Buildings Research Group (Surrey), Report No 3757,1988. The Old House Barn/Billiard Poom, Ewhurst Green, Domestic Buildings Research Group (Surrey), Report No 3794,1988.

Listing NGR: TQ0907638843


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Legacy System number: 473135

Legacy System: LBS

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