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87 and 89, Portsmouth Road, Guildford

Description: 87 and 89, Portsmouth Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 289043

OS Grid Reference: SU9934048945
OS Grid Coordinates: 499340, 148945
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2311, -0.5786

Location: 21 Rookwood Court, Guildford GU2 4DG

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos. 87 and 89 (formerly
13/1/72 listed as 1 and 2
Rectory Place)

Pair of large semi-detached houses. 1883 by R. Norman Shaw, extended to left in
1911 by Ernest Newton, further extended to right. Orange-red brick below with
brown fishscale tile hanging above and plain tiled roofs. Two storeys and attics
under two gabled dormers to left and a flat roofed casement dormer to right of
centre; three storeys to right in projecting,gabled square bay. Massive cross-
ridge stacks to right of centre, multiple stacks to rear right of centre and to
left end. Two gabled dormers to left with leaded casement fenestration. 6-light
window across with the end lights wrapping around the corners, mullioned and
transomed leaded windows below breaking through the eaves, supported on roughcast
coves. Continuous leaded fenestration across second and first floors of right
hand projecting bay, 4 lights either side of moulded central mullion on second
floor with 2-light return windows wrapping round corners) 4 mullioned and transomed
lights below on first floor in similar arrangement. Two 3-light mullioned and
transomed windows to ground floor right of centre, projecting square bay window to
left. Wide panelled doors to ends under 4-centre arched heads with moulded
surrounds. 4-light flanking window to right of left hand door, 2-light flanking
window to left of right hand door. Gabled extension set back to right with
chamfered corner and leaded fenestration. Single storey hipped roof extensions to
left end. Formerly listed with 3 and 4 Rectory Place as one item.

A SAINT: R. NORMAN SHAW (YALE 1977) p.419.

Listing NGR: SU9934248946

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Source: English Heritage

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