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Castle House, Guildford

Description: Castle House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 289061

OS Grid Reference: SU9967949277
OS Grid Coordinates: 499679, 149277
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2340, -0.5736

Location: Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UA

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

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Listing Text

SU 99 49SE
(East Side)
Nos 49 (Castle


House, now bookshop. Mid C18 with C19 alterations, C19 extensions to rear. Red/
brown brick with plain tiled roof obscured by later stone-coped parapets; rendered
extension to rear under hipped slate roof. Two storeys and attics over basement
on front range, single storey extensions to rear. Basement plinth below on front,
plat bands above ground and first floor with modillioned eaves cornice and angle
quoining. Ridge stacks to ends. Five-bay regular front with 6-pane attic sashes
under gauged-brick heads, 12-pane glazing-bar sash windows on the first floor,
some with old glass and four 12-pane windows on the ground floor. Central door with
4 fielded panels and 2 flush panels approached up two steps in deep panelled reveal
with fanlight over and impost mouldings on lintel. Roman Doric 2-column door
surround with open modillioned pediment over and wave decoration on column
pedestals. Single-storey extension to rear of square plan with large Tudor-Gothic
window on end wall of 4-lights under label moulding, each light under 4-centre arch
and with mullions composed of 3 thin shafts. Double casement doors to centre.
Interior:- some architrave mouldings to doorcases.

Listing NGR: SU9968249277

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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