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Mount Manor Cottage, Guildford

Description: Mount Manor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 289134

OS Grid Reference: SU9928249320
OS Grid Coordinates: 499282, 149320
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2344, -0.5793

Location: 47 The Mt, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4HN

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

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Listing Text

THe following shall be added:-
(north side)
7/178 No 18 (Mount Manor
Outbuilding, now house. C17 timber frame with C18 and C19 cladding and C19 and C20
additions and alterations. Timber frame,clad, with pebble-dash render and upper floor
tile hung with fishcale tile banding. Plain tile roof. 3 storeys to road, 2 storeys
at rear due to sloping ground. 2-cell timber-frame house gable-end to road, with C19
inserted central fireplace and C19 addition to rear. Road front: a 12-pane sash to
each of the 3 floors, the arches of the soffits of brick; Central cross-ridge stack.
Part-glazed door under bracketed pent roof to right return; rest of right return blind,
addition at right end is of brick in flemish bond with some blue headers and has one
small window. Left return: two small C20 2-light leaded casement at left end: addition,
set back, furtherleft, has board door with two 2-light windows to left and a 3-light
window above all small paned. C20 flat-roofed bathroom addition further left not of
special interest; gable end of older range has part-glazed double door and a 12-pane
sash above.
Interior: the framing, on the 2 upper floors, comprises jowelled posts, strait
braces, rail, wall plate and cut-through tie-beams; the wall plate and some other
members have chamfered arrises with lamb's tongue stops and on ground floor one post
has a pyramidal-stopped chamfer.
A painting of 1849 shows the item as a brick building with a 2-storey pitching
window recess to 2 lower floors and an arched opening in gable. (R. Chamberlain,
Guildford, town under seige (1987), cover).

Listing NGR: SU9928349321

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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