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The Chestnuts, Guildford

Description: The Chestnuts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 288880

OS Grid Reference: SU9976549230
OS Grid Coordinates: 499765, 149230
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2335, -0.5724

Location: Castle Hill, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3SX

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

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Listing Text

(North East Side)

8/18 No 3 (The Chestnuts)


House. Circa 1865. Red/browm brick with low pitched hipped slate roofs. Three
storeys over basement with end stacks. Three bay regular front with three 12-
pane and margin light, cambered-head glazing-bar sash windows to first and second
floors under gauged-brick heads. Two 12-pane ground floor windows, one either
side of central parapeted porch with door of six panels in margin lights and
under fan-traceried over-light. Two windows in basement storey. Two storey late
C19 pent roofed extension to left with C20 fenestration and door. Single storey
ribbed roof extension to right. The Revd. Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) lived
here and died in the house on 14 January 1898.

Photographs in: N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SU9976449236

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Source: English Heritage

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