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East and West Chennells, Albury

Description: East and West Chennells

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288261

OS Grid Reference: TQ0618146332
OS Grid Coordinates: 506181, 146332
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2063, -0.4814

Location: Brook Lane, Guildford, Surrey GU5 9DJ

Locality: Albury
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU5 9DJ

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Listing Text


5/6 East and West Chennells


House, now divided. Late 1870s rebuild of C17 house with cartouche
dating of 1636. Timber framed, underbuilt in red and blue chequer-work
brick. Square panel frame with mortar-rendered ironstone infilling above,
brick infilling in gables. Plain tiled roofs. Two storeys and attics
with brick dentil band over ground floor and jettied gables. Double
gable front to street with fine, carved bargeboards - animals and fruit
with pendant finials. Square corbelled stack to rear. One attic casement
window in gable and two windows on each floor below, those to ground floor
under cambered heads. Gabled porch with cusped bargeboards and central
spike finial. Half open, diamond mullions to top on rubblestone walls.
Cartouche in gable inscribed: "1636 in the Hundred of Blackheath sold
freehold by H Chennel with all priviledges and rights to the property
and Commons Pasture and Turbary "sans nombre". "

An early example of rebuilding in the C17 Vernacular style.

Listing NGR: TQ0618146332

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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