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Royal Horticultural Society Offices, Wisley Gardens, Wisley

Description: Royal Horticultural Society Offices, Wisley Gardens

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288849

OS Grid Reference: TQ0652958307
OS Grid Coordinates: 506529, 158307
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3139, -0.4729

Location: Wisley, Surrey GU23 6QB

Locality: Wisley
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU23 6QB

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Listing Text


2/267 Royal Horticultural
Society Offices,
Wisley Gardens


Offices. 1914 by Imrie and Angell in picturesque Vernacular style. Brown brick
plinths, timber framed above with render infilling, some decorative brick and tile
infilling and weatherboard cladding to projecting bays, plain tiled roofs, hipped
and stepping down to ends. Two storeys and attics under two, hipped roof, leaded,
casement dormers. Massive stacks; one square end stack to left, decorative half-
octagonal end stacks flanking central square stack on ridge plinth to left of centre
with further stack to centre and a fine front stack to right with offsets to right
side and four round shafts under offset tops. One arched panel on shaft of stack.
2 casement windows to first floor right, one either side of stack, and one mullioned
and transomed window to ground floor in wooden frame. Large, two storey, hipped
roof projecting bay to right of centre with continuous mullioned and transomed
glazing on the first and ground floors, the upper lights diamond-paned and continuing
on return fronts of the first floor. Similar hipped bay projecting to left. Two
first floor and one large, 7-light, ground floor windows between left hand bay and
the central, gabled, entrance bay. Mullioned and transomed leaded casement on first
floor over arched panelled door on ground floor in splay-sided brick surround under
a 5-step, arched head. Lower range to left end with one 6-light and one tall, narrow,
9-light (3 x 3) window to first floor over two, 4-light, ground floor windows.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.529.

Listing NGR: TQ0652958307

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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