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The Kings Head, Guildford

Description: The Kings Head

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 289064

OS Grid Reference: SU9967149295
OS Grid Coordinates: 499671, 149295
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2341, -0.5738

Location: Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3XQ

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

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Listing Text

SU 99 49SE
(East Side)
No. 52
13/1/72 (The Kings Head)


House, now public house. Late C16/early C17 extended to rear in C19 and C20.
Timber framed, clad in whitewashed render with plain tiled roofs. Double gable
ends facing the street, two storeys to left and two storeys with attic to right.
Corbelled stack of cross-shaped section to right hand gable with further stacks
to left and rear. Wood-framed casement fenestration with one 3-light window on
each floor of left hand gable, and one on each floor to right, including attic
drip mouldings above. Door, up steps, in recess at junction of gables. Left
hand return front(facing Castle Street):- One casement window on each floor to
left, one glazing-bar sash window on each floor to right. Rear - flat roofed
extensions with balcony above not of special interest.
Interior:- Wattle and daub in roof space pargetted in reeded panels pattern.
Some sooted rafters beyond possibly indicating earlier core.

Listing NGR: SU9967449296

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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