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274 and 276, High Street, Guildford

Description: 274 and 276, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 288990

OS Grid Reference: TQ0014449669
OS Grid Coordinates: 500144, 149669
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2374, -0.5669

Location: High Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3JL

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)

6/124 Nos 274 and 276
1/5/53 (Formerly listed as
No.276 )


House, now estate agents and offices. Mid C18 with early C19 alterations and
extensions to sides and rear of c.1881. Red brick,clad in colourwashed stucco
with plain tiled roof to front obscured by tall parapet, C19 extensions under
hipped slate roofs. Two storeys and attic under cornice and parapet with end
newels) channelled angle piers and rusticated ground floor on smooth-rendered
plinth,corbelled stacks to left & right. Three bay front with steep central
pediment. Three 6-pane attic sash windows in raised architrave surrounds; key-
stones to outer windows,scrolled keystone to centre, with scrolled corbels to
sills below. Three 12-pane glazing-bar sash windows to first floor in lugged
architrave surrounds with pulvinated friezes over to pediment hoods, outer ones
segmental, central one triangular and with modillions and scrolls flanking frieze,
foliage garlands suspended from scrolls. Square plate glass ground floor windows
with half-oval traceried fans over. Central door of four panels with traceried
and glazed top panel under fanlight, and keystoned voussoir surround. Right hand
return front:- two windows deep with projecting surrounds, the windows at differing
levels indicating the extensions and subsequent alterations. Later C19 wing set
back to right with cross-ridge stack and hip-roofed dormer; moulded eaves to base
of parapet and plate glass sash fenestration. Ground floor shop extensions not of
special interest. C20 extensions to rear not of special interest.
Interior:- Large staircase of early C18 style and some door and window surrounds of
similar date.

Listing NGR: TQ0013849660

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Source: English Heritage

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