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Ward Street Temperance Hall Including Railings, Guildford

Description: Ward Street Temperance Hall Including Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 289118

OS Grid Reference: SU9975249653
OS Grid Coordinates: 499752, 149653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2374, -0.5725

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
5/247 Ward Street
14/8/84 Temperance Hall
including railings
Former Temperance Hall and front railings. 1876, built for the Reverend Francis
Paynter of Stoke. High Victorian Pointed Gothic style. Coursed sandstone with
ashlar dressings and quoins with slate roofs in contrasting bands under red tile
crestings. One storey and attic over basement. Two gables to centre with triple
attic lancet windows and pentice under parapet across ground floor with porch to
centre. Gable-fronted wing to right with triple lancet. Tower to left under
pyramidal roof with paired lancet windows over front pentice with triple lancet
to left of porch and paired lancet to right and continuous with porch, which has a
flight of steps up to an arched entrance with foliated capitals to jamb shaft
surround and a parapet decorated with quatrefoils. Doorway with name of hall in
parapet to left hand of tower, comtemporary iron railings across front. Rear
elevation:- brick dressings paired lancet fenestration and gablets in roof.

Listing NGR: SU9975249653

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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