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Horncastle, Guildford

Description: Horncastle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 289020

OS Grid Reference: SU9927549188
OS Grid Coordinates: 499275, 149188
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2333, -0.5795

Location: Pleasant Mt, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4HZ

Locality: Guildford
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU2 4HZ

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Listing Text

(West Side)

7/154 Horncastle


House. Late C18 on older, possibly C16, core. Red brick with plain tiled roof,
partly obscured by stone-coped parapet. Three storeys with brick dentil eaves
and end stacks, that to right star-shaped and part rebuilt. Three windowed front
with painted wood oriel windows to outer bays of second floor, under modillioned
cornices, and with round-arched, glazing-bar sash fenestration. Centre window on
second floor in architrave surround and with corbel brackets below. One tripartite
glazing-bar sash window to outer ends of first floor with reeded mullions. Central
casement doors in Doric pilaster surround with pentice over to first floor. Flat-
roofed projecting ground floor clad in colourwashed render. Original, widely
spaced, tripartite glazing-bar sash windows with Doric pilaster mullions to outer
ends, that to right now blocked. Central recess with ¾-glazed double doors under
overlights with diamond patterning on door panels. C19 iron railings above across
first floor of honeysuckle and anthemion pattern with square end newels.

Listing NGR: SU9927549188

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Source: English Heritage

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