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St Catherine's School and Upper Retaining Wall, Guildford

Description: St Catherine's School and Upper Retaining Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 289051

OS Grid Reference: SU9933448877
OS Grid Coordinates: 499334, 148877
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2304, -0.5787

Location: 93 Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4DJ

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)

3/186 No 26A(St Catherine's
School) and upper
retaining wall.


School, now drama studio and retaining wall. Circa 1870 in Gothic style. Random
Bargate rubblestone and blocks with ashlar quoins and dressings, plain-tiled roof.
Two storeys to right over plinth, one storey to left, all with retaining wall at
below basement level across the front. Gable end range to right with louvred
lancet opening in apex. 4-light window below under Tudor-style pointed-head with
trefoil tracery in upper lights. Stone-dressed ogee-headed 5-light window with
stone mullions in chamfered surround to left hand range. Octagonal turret to right
of gable on brown plinth with trefoil opening in each face. Further two windowed
range set back to right with C20 casement fenestration on both floors and door in
pentice porch in the re-entrant angle.

Listing NGR: SU9933548876

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Source: English Heritage

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