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77, 79 and 81, High Street, Guildford

Description: 77, 79 and 81, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 288921

OS Grid Reference: SU9963349444
OS Grid Coordinates: 499633, 149444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2355, -0.5743

Location: 1 Swan Lane, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3DY

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
8/59 Nos. 77, 79 and 81


Former Inn and Post Office, now shop. Late C16/early C17 with early C20 shop front
below and C19 extensions to rear right. Timber framed, clad in colourwashed render
above with wooden shop front below; red/brown brick extension to right. Plain
tiled roofs over. Double gable-end ranges facing the High Street with extensions
at right angles forming L-plan on corner site. Three storeys with main stacks to
rear of gables. One 2-light casement window on the second floor of each gable;
round bow window between the gables with a further casement window flanking. Two
hip-roofed square oriel windows on the first floor, each of 3 front lights and two
lights to sides. Plate glass shop fronts below with wooden fascias and door to
right. Right hand return front:- Irregular arrangement of sash windows under
gauged brick heads, six windows on first and second floors, shop front across
ground floor.
Interior:- C16/C17 brick fireplace in first floor room, original panelling may
survive under later cladding.

Listing NGR: SU9963549447

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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