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132 and 134, High Street, Guildford

Description: 132 and 134, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 288963

OS Grid Reference: SU9979849477
OS Grid Coordinates: 499798, 149477
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2358, -0.5719

Location: High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3HJ

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Nos 132 and 134


House, now shop. Late C18. Yellow stock brick with 3 parallel range, hipped
plain tiled roofs obscured by stone-coped parapet. Three storeys with plat band
over ground floor. Wooden cornice over first floor and tall corbelled stack of
star-shape section to left. Venetian style window to second floor with 8-pane
side lights and round arched, 12-pane glazing-bar sash window to centre under
gauged-brick head and with D-plan wire-work balcony railings across. Large
wooden canted-bay oriel window on the first floor with one wide, 12-pane, glazing-
bar sash window on each face flanked by jamb shafts under octagonal caps and with
wirework railings in front. C19 shop front on the ground floor to left with square-
panelled stall risers, fluted end pilasters and dentilled lintel over. Fine Ware-
style pedimented doorcase with open modillioned pediment, with panelled and decorated
soffit on three-quarter, Ionic columns supporting entablature. Fanlight over door
of 4 fielded octagonal panels over two flush octagonal panels. Stone steps in
front with C19 railings decorated with roundel bands to top and base and with end
spindle standards.
Interior:- Low relief plaster ceiling on the first floor with central rose and
floral rococo-style scrolls and plaster panels surrounding.

Listing NGR: SU9979949474

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Source: English Heritage

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