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Home Farm, Guildford

Description: Home Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 289023

OS Grid Reference: TQ0012750257
OS Grid Coordinates: 500127, 150257
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2427, -0.5670

Location: 9 Nightingale Road, Guildford GU1 1ER

Locality: Guildford
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU1 1ER

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Listing Text

(North Side)

2/157 Home Farm


Model farm complex. Dated 1881. Red brick with Roman pantile roofs, the majority
hipped under tiled ridge cresting and with diagonal brick dentils to eaves. Square
plan around a central yard with parallel ranges to east and narrow entrance to
south west corner. East ranges:- Granary and stables to front, parallel implement
shed and cart shed behind. Two storeys with ribbed plinth to centre of roof
formerly supporting a cupola. Five slit breathers below on first floor facing
yard. Two C2O ground floor windows and two doors under cambered heads. Brick
corbels across the ground floor possibly once supported a cover over the yard,
Throughway to right leads to open-sided shed and parallel range to right. South
Range (parallel to road):- Stables. Single storey with hip-roofed centre pavilion
under square pyramidally-roofed louvred lantern, finials to ends of roof. Double
doors to right flanked by single boarded doors under segmental heads. Further door
to centre pavilion under cambered head and flanked by casement windows. Left hand
end now part of throughway. West range:- Single storey with end finials to roof
and three pyramidally-roofed ridge lanterns. Two planked doors under over-
lights and cambered heads, single casement to left and mullioned and transomed
casement to right. Southern end of this range forms part of the entrance. West
elevation (facing Stoke Park):- plinth below, three cambered-head casements above
with tiled sills and chamfered surrounds. North range:- Single storey with plain
tiled pentice extension to centre over pigsties. Paired cambered-head entrances
and one outer entrance flanking to each end. Sty walls part demolished. North
elevation:- three C20 cambered-head windowsto centre pavilion, double doors to
left. Extended range to left with three stable doors alternating with stilted-
arch windows.
An unusually complete model farm complex of a late date.

Listing NGR: TQ0012750257

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Source: English Heritage

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