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Top to Toe Beauty, Godalming

Description: Top to Toe Beauty

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291296

OS Grid Reference: SU9721643899
OS Grid Coordinates: 497216, 143899
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1861, -0.6104

Location: Bridge Street, 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 9743 NW
(north west side)
13/27 No 47 (Top to Toe Beauty)

House now commercial premises. Late C16-early C17, added to and altered.
Stone; timber frame with brick nogging; painted brick and tile-hanging. Plain
tile roof. 2 storeys, front range with attic. Front range comprising the 2
remaining bays of a formerly larger house, the right-hand bay being a narrow
smoke bay. Rear wing separately framed, of 2 bays, the left-hand bay formerly a
smoke bay, with a further bay added to left, C17, and beyond that an added out-
shut. Road front: brick in Flemish bond; early C20 shop front with central
glazed door and plate-glass windows flanked by pilasters supporting gableted
console brackets on either side of fascia board. On first floor 3 windows, left
one bricked up, right one having sash with glazing bars, central one tripartite
having sash with glazing bars and narrow 4-pane side-lights; all sashes
unhorned. Left return: front range has small, inserted, ground-floor window and
tile-hung gable with 3-light, small-pane window. Wing on left: stone and brick
to ground floor which has door with 6 incised panels flanked by 2-light, small-
pane casement windows; timber frame visible on first floor comprising mid-rail
with angle braces to wall posts, wall plate and casement windows in upper part
of frame on right; poorer quality framing to left bay. Interior: front end of
wing has formerly closed truss, the tie-beam with mortices in soffit from former
studs, and the apex with queen post truss. First floor and roof not inspected,
but front range recorded as having wattle and daub partition walls to smoke bay,
smoke-blackened timbers within the smoke bay, queen post roof trusses, clasped
through purlins and curved wind braces (most removed).
Domestic Buildings Research Group, Report No 1550.

Listing NGR: SU9721843900

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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