East Horsley, The Lovelace Buildings: Rowbarns Grange

Rowbarns Grange. Image: HCPS

Rowbarns Grange.
Image: HCPS

This appears to have once been a barn lying beside the roadway, belonging to the old farm which stood on the site of Rowbarns Manor. It was converted into two cottages by Lord Lovelace and was eventually made into one house. In 1891 this was the home of Major Herbert Jenkins, one of Lovelaces stepsons.

The "new" barn. Rowbarns Grange.

The “new” barn. Rowbarns Grange.

A new barn was built behind it but by 1920 this had been converted into a billiard room and concert room.

One thought on “East Horsley, The Lovelace Buildings: Rowbarns Grange”

  1. Sybil Whimster says:

    I used to live here . My family came in about 1942. The house was owned by a family called Reader. Mrs Reader was very involved with the WVS. My mother was a domestic science teacher and was offered a job in the house running the kitchens. Other people who were escaping from the bombing in London lived here invarious other capacities. It was a great place to grow up and we childrenhad a very happy time here.

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