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Binscombe Farmhouse, Godalming

Description: Binscombe Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291279

OS Grid Reference: SU9670745989
OS Grid Coordinates: 496707, 145989
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2049, -0.6171

Location: Binscombe, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3QL

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 3QL

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Listing Text

SU 96 NE and SU 9645 NE
(north-east side)
1/10 and 4/10
Binscombe Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C16, C17, C18, C19 and C20. Timber frame with brick infill on
rubblestone and brick plinths; red brick in Flemish bond; and galleted rubble-
stone with red-brick dressings. Plain tile roofs. 2-storey, 2-bay C16 range
with bay added to north-east end C17, and bay added to south-west end early C18
to link this earlier range to the 2-storey, 5-bay early C18 range which faces
south-west, has a central, gabled, stair tower at rear, and a projecting
1-storey, 1-bay late-C19 addition at right end. South-west (main) elevation:
the C18 range is of brick in irregular Flemish bond. Five, C20, wooden cross
windows under flat brick arches on each floor; plat band; cyma-moulded eaves;
roof hipped at left end with central ridge stack and one at right end. C19
extension on right: of brick in Flemish bond; a tripartite sash window on each
floor having segmental brick arches, keystones and imposts; hipped roof. Left
return: on right, return of C18 range has rubblestone plinth; a C20 window with
flat brick arch to right on each floor; plat band and moulded eaves returned;
and eaves stack at left corner. Earlier range, set back on left, is of 4 bays.
The 2 central bays are the earliest, C16, part of the building, having: timber
frame with sole plate, mid-rail, wall posts arch-braced to wall plate and small
square panelling; the left bay has ground floor replaced by C20 brick with two
6-pane windows; the right bay has 4-pane window inserted below eaves. Further
left is the added C17 bay, having diagonal braces from lower to upper rails;
and 3-light, diamond-leaded, 1st floor window with central casement. The C18
link-bay, of brick, has 3-light, diamond-leaded window set below mid-rail and
stepped eaves. Rear: the gabled stair tower is of galleted rubblestone having a
4-light, diamond-leaded 1st-floor window; corbelling below brick gable which has
tie-beam, collar and bricked-up opening with bird-holes; in left return, a
2-light leaded 1st-floor window. Full inspection and internal inspection not
permitted at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SU9671845987

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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