149-153 High Street, Epsom, Surrey

149-153 High Street, Epsom, Surrey
Photograph taken 10 September 2000 © Peter Karry ARPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 290701

These buildings were originally Assembly Rooms. They were built in c1692 for Randolph Ashenhurst and Michael Cope. They housed a tavern, a coffee shop, a shop. Plus gambling facilities in the Great Chamber and dancing facilities in the Long Room. There was also a bowling green to the rear. It is important as the earliest known surviving building of this type in England.

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