Description: Harris Carpets
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 288938
OS Grid Reference: SU9980749508
OS Grid Coordinates: 499807, 149508
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2360, -0.5717
SU 9949NE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET
5/76 No. 149
1/5/53 (Harris Carpets)
House, now shop. C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed stucco cladding
with plain tiled hipped roofs. Three storeys with modillioned eaves cornice to
base of parapet. Stacks to rear and ends. Giant Corinthian order on first and
second floors with angle pilasters and paired central pilasters on front. Four
bays wide, two either side of central pilasters. 12-pane glazing-bar sash
fenestration, some windows with crown glass remaining. Four windows on each
floor with vermiculated keystone blocks to lintels. C20 plate glass shop front
below with central doors. Medieval undercroft below the house noted by Margaret
Wood in her article "Thirteenth Century Domestic Architecture in England"
Archaeological Journal 105 (1950) supplement.
SURREY ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS (OFFPRINT) VOL. LXXIV (1983): Article on:
THE UNDERCROFT 72/4 HIGH STREET, GUILDFORD BY M. G. O'CONNELL & SHIRLEY CORKE.
Listing NGR: SU9980249517
Source: English Heritage
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