THE OLD FORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1188930
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
THE OLD FORGE, QUALITY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD FORGE, QUALITY STREET

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Reigate and Banstead (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 28920 53493

Details

QUALITY STREET 1. 5388 (East Side) Merstham The Old Forge TQ 2853 NE 2/103 19.10.51. TQ 2853 SE 3/103

II

2. The northern bay of this house is the remains of a late mediaeval house of greater extent, being a gabled cross-wing, timber framed and with later brick filling. 1st floor oversailing on exposed joists with curved brackets. Tile hung gable end. Ground floor window incorporates old brackets in the heads. There are 2 service doors in the inner wall. 2-storey, 3-window south extension in keeping; and later left rear extensions. High pitched tiled roofs. In early C20 the house was occupied by Seymour Hicks and Ellaline Terriss when they were playing in "Quality Street" by J M Barrie. The street, formerly part of the High Street, was then named after the play.

Listing NGR: TQ2892353501

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
289398
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 29 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00679/15
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