Silverlands Orphanage, Chertsey

“Large country house, later orphanage and finally nurses training school. Rebuilding of a house built by a local brewer Robert Porter after 1814 in the 1820s by Vice Admiral Sir Henry Hotham with circa 1845 and later C19 extensions and early C20 Classical style entrance lobby and library added probably by Sir John Brunner who lived here between 1907-8 and 1919. Mainly yellow brick but some brown brick with stone dressings and entrance lobby and library are of stone. Slate roofs One, two or three storeys, irregular fenestration. Plan is 3 sides of a courtyard withb further service courtyard attached to west.”


Explored: June 2019


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