Cobham Conservation and Heritage Trust

Cobham Heritage Blue Plaques

Blue Plaque - Crown InnCobham Heritage has an ongoing project to erect blue plaques to identify buildings or sites which have an important historical significance. Please see the list and map below which shows the location of the Blue Plaques erected to date.

If you would like to suggest a building or site in the Cobham area which you think has an important historical significance, please contact us with your nomination and details of why it deserves a blue plaque by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Name                  Address                Inscription
1 Crown Inn High Street,
Cobham
Here stood the Crown Inn, demolished c.1913. The adjoining footpath, which was called Crown Alley, was originally a track leading into Church Field, one of Cobham's open fields in medieval times.
2 Overbye

Church Street,
Cobham 

Here lived the Arts and Crafts architect Leonard Martin, F.R.I.B.A (1869-1936). He enlarged this house and restored and enlarged several properties in Church Street including Pyports, Church Stile House and St Bridget's. He also designed Homestead and Beech House.
3 Pyports Downside Bridge Road,
Cobham
Captain Sir William Hoste (1780-1828) known as "the young Nelson". Mark Currie (1759-1835) Banker and Distiller. Samuel Wesley Bradnack (1818-1895) Methodist School Master and Revivalist. Vernon Lushington (1832-1912) Lawyer, Positivist and friend of the Pre-Raphaelites. His Daughter Kitty was Virginia Woolf's "Mrs Dalloway".
4 Fox and Hounds High Street,
Cobham
The Fox and Hounds public house, a well know cobham landmark, stood adjacent to this spot for over a hundred years until it was demolished circa 1960.
5 Church Cottage Downside Bridge Road,
Cobham
William Watts. renowned artist and engraver lived here. 1814 - 1851

If you would like to suggest a building or site in the Cobham area which you think has an important historical significance, please contact us with your nomination and details of why it deserves a blue plaque by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click on the icons to identify each plaque and zoom into the map with the mouse wheel or click the + or - signs.

Become a Volunteer with Cobham Heritage

The Cobham Conservation and Heritage Trust is a local charity which relies on vounteers to help run the Trust, promote local history and conservation issues and organise fund raising events such as our annual Cobham Heritage Day. If you think you might like to join us, visit our Volunteer Vacancies page to find out which roles you might like to get involved with. We always try to make it fun.


Queens Award for Voluntary Service

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Open Spaces Award

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