THE FIRS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1391835
Date first listed:
15-May-2007
Statutory Address:
THE FIRS, 12, KINGS ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FIRS, 12, KINGS ROAD

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Guildford (District Authority)
Parish:
Shalford
National Grid Reference:
TQ 00249 46976

Details

SHALFORD

431/0/10040 KINGS ROAD 15-MAY-07 12 The Firs

II Detached house. c1834 with minor later alterations.

MATERIALS: Brick faced in stucco. Slate low hipped roof with ridge tiles and stuccoed chimneystacks.

PLAN: 2 storeys and 3 bays. Rectangular 4-room plan with central stair, later rear single-storey coal-store extension.

EXTERIOR: Symmetrical front (S) elevation of 3 bays. Porch modern but retains early-mid C19 lead tented canopy with moulded cornice. Original 6-panel door has C20 coloured glazing to upper panels; rectangular fanlight with geometric pattern glazing bars. Porch to W elevation also has lead canopy. Low hipped roof with boxed eaves. 6-over-6 pane sashes; some blind openings. Most external joinery original.

INTERIOR: Open-string stair rising in single flight with landing balustrade, circular newel post, stick balusters and mahogany handrail terminating in scroll. Interior retains original joinery, including shutters and some simple chimneypieces, a hob grate to the E rear room, alongside later C19 and early C20 features.

HISTORY: The house is believed to have been constructed c1834, the plot of land on which it stands having been sold in 1833.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Of special interest as a well-preserved late Regency house that retains its internal plan and a number of original features.

SOURCES: Margaret Dierden, More Scenes from Shalford Past (2006), p26.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
502875
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dierden, M, More Scenes from Shalford Past, (2006), 26

Legal

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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