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Walnut Tree Cottage, Godalming

Description: Walnut Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291281

OS Grid Reference: SU9671845882
OS Grid Coordinates: 496718, 145882
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2040, -0.6170

Location: Binscombe, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3PN

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

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Listing Text

SU 9645 NE
(south-west side)
4/12 Nos 125 and 127 (Walnut
Tree Cottage)

House, now two. C17 added to and altered C18, C19 and C20. Timber frame with
wattle and daub infill mostly replaced by painted brick infill; brick, mostly
painted or rendered. Plain tile roofs. 2 storeys. 5 bays in all: bay 3 is the
earliest bay, C17 or possibly earlier, timber-framed, with rear-wall chimney; bay
4 is a later C17 timber-framed addition; bay 2 is a late-C17 or early-C18 brick
addition; bay 5, taller and of brick, added C19; bay 1, taller, set back, and of
brick, added 1987-8. The timber-framing of bays 3 and 4 comprises wall-posts, mid-
rails, wall-plate, tension braces, tall rectangular panels to bay 3, shorter
square panels to bay 4. Doors and windows C20: board door to bay 4 (to no.127)
with 1-light window to left; gabled porch to bay 1 (to no.125) with 1-light window
to right; all other windows are C20 2-light, wood-framed, leaded casements, bay 3
having 2 on each floor. External stack at right end; external stack to rear of
bay 3. Rear: rubble and brick plinth to bays 2 and 3; narrow orangey bricks, in
stretcher bond on right, English bond on left. Interior: square-panelled cross-
walls between 3 central bays; chamfered joists with lambs tongue stops in bay 2;
bay 3 has similar joists and spine-beam ithe floor possibly inserted), fireplace
with timber bressummer and bread oven in side; and on 1st floor a reverse curved
brace in rear wall; former end walls between bays 1 and 2, and 4 and 5 have 3
posts on tie-beam; queen-strut roof trusses with through purlins and old rafters
over no.125.

Listing NGR: SU9671845882

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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