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- Listed Building
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- Statutory Address:
The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.
- Mole Valley (District Authority)
- National Grid Reference:
- TQ 10972 42782
ABINGER C.P. HOLMBURY HILL
House. 1930-33 by Oliver Hill for Wilfred Grove in the International Modern style, a rebuild of a Philip Webb house. Whitewashed stucco with flat roofs obscured by parapets. Two storeys, stepping down to right and rear in a series of flat roof "terraces" to single storey height. Metal casement fenestration under thin drip mouldings to left, continuing as string courses, and to right where window on each floor wraps around curved corner. The dominant feature of the entrance front is a large curved staircase window rising through one and a half storeys. Doors to left. Circular drum section to roof left of centre. interior:- plain simple rooms with main spiral stair around central pillar newel intact. One of Oliver Hill's most noted examples of the International Modern Style.
D. DEAN: THE THIRTIES: RECALLING THE ENGLISH ARCHITECTURAL SCENE. p.43-5. C. ASLET: ThE LAST COUNTRY HOUSES p.321. Catalogue Note.
Listing NGR: TQ1097242782
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Books and journals
Aslet, C, The Last Country House, (1982), 321
David, D, The Thirties Recalling the English Architectural Scene, (1983), 43-5
This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.
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