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Gas Lamp in Garden of Remembrance, Approximately 8 Metres South West of Castle Square Entrance, Guildford

Description: Gas Lamp in Garden of Remembrance, Approximately 8 Metres South West of Castle Square Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 288875

OS Grid Reference: SU9981849342
OS Grid Coordinates: 499818, 149342
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2345, -0.5716

Location: Castle Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3XQ

Locality: Guildford
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU1 3XQ

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Listing Text


8/13 Gas Lamp in Garden
of Rememberance,
approx 8 metres
South West of Castle
Square Entrance


Gas Lamp. 1828, put up by the Guildford Gas Light and Coke Company. Stone. Doric
column on square pedestal and plinth with moulded edge. Fluted column approximately
3 metres high with square abacus insert half way up. Incised fillet bands under
echinus below abacus cap. Hole drilled through lower abacus and plinth to
accommodate pipe. An early and unusual example of gas lamp moved from its original
site at the junction of London and Epsom Roads.

Listing NGR: SU9981849342

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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