Chipstead Common was designated as a Conservation Area in 1992 in recognition of the importance of the historic open space with its far-reaching views to the North Downs. The Area covers 2.6 hectares, the majority of which is the grassed land of the Common.
There is a range of older buildings on the northern boundary, mostly built in the 19th Century, two of which, nos. 85 and 87 Chipstead Lane, are listed Grade II. Rock House, formerly an inn was formerly locally listed Grade II.
The Common is otherwise surrounded by residential roads along which an assortment of pre and post war houses have been built. There is a timber pavilion sited on the Common itself and a garage set into the rising ground on the north east corner adjacent Chipstead Lane.
The former Lodge to Chipstead Place stands opposite the Common on the junction of Witches Lane and Chipstead Lane and serves as a reminder of the now demolished great house of the locality.