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Riverside Chambers and Attached Screen Walls, Godalming

Description: Riverside Chambers and Attached Screen Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 291291

OS Grid Reference: SU9734744023
OS Grid Coordinates: 497347, 144023
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1872, -0.6085

Location: A3100, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1AQ

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 1AQ

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Listing Text

SU 9744 SW
(south-east side)
No 20 (Riverside
Chambers) and attached
screen walls

House, now solicitors' office and attached screen walls. Possibly late C17, and
early C18, of 3 builds; C20 alterations. Painted brick and timber frame with
brick infill; plain tile roofs. 2-storey, 2-bay block with gabled bay to rear
and narrower timber-framed wing, 2 rooms deep, to rear again. Side entry. Road
front: on each floor, two 16-pane sashes with glazing bars in wooden archi-
traves; parapet behind which rises hipped roof with tall external end stacks
(right one with offset), and further back taller gabled roof with cross-ridge
stack. Screen walls on either side have round arches, the left one with vermi-
culated keystone. Left return: bay to rear of main block is of differently-
coursed brickwork, both sections having stepped dentilled eaves. Timber-framed
wing on left has outshut to rear and the poor quality framing comprises posts,
mid-rail, wall-plate and spindly studs; roof half-hipped on left and with C20
skylights. Main entrance on right return. Interior: front left room has C18
fireplace, the wooden architrave having fluted pilasters, frieze with end
paterae and moulded shelf; C18 stone fireplace surround in bay to rear has
xpilasters, moulded cornice on blocks and mantleshelf.

Listing NGR: SU9734744023

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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