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Halifax Estate Agents Rda Architects, Godalming

Description: Halifax Estate Agents Rda Architects

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291321

OS Grid Reference: SU9683943830
OS Grid Coordinates: 496839, 143830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1855, -0.6158

Location: 11 Church Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1EQ

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

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
(west side)
12/50 Nos 1 (Halifax Estate
Agents) and 1A
18.12.47 (RDA Architects) (formerly
listed as No 1)

House, now 2 offices. C17, probably early-mid, altered. Timber frame with lath
and plaster infill; rendered ground floor; plain tile roof. 2 storeys with
attic, 3 bays. Two panelled doorways, that on left (to No 1A) of 5 panels below
fanlight with radial glazing bars in pilastered architrave; that on right (to No
1) having reeded panels and doorcase with attached columns to jambs and lintel
and fielded panels to top corners. Between doors are 2 shallow canted bay
windows, their lower panes of plain glass, their upper panes with small-pane
glazing; sash window to far left. First floor jettied on large corbels having
moulded bressummer and decorative framing forming circles broken by posts and
rails; to left of centre, similarly-decorated restored oriel having transomed
3-light window to front, 1-light windows to returns and gable with decorative
bargeboards; a transomed, leaded, 3-light window to either side. 2-light gabled
attic dormer to left with brick stack on left in front roof pitch. Rear: later
(probably C18) wing on left of brick-infilled studding with tile-hung gable. To
its right, large external chimney of rubblestone and brick with offset at base
of the truncated stack. A hipped-roofed attic dormer to its right. Interior:
right bay on ground floor has chamfered spine-beam with long lambs tongue
chamfer. On first floor, elaborate rear-wall fireplace and C18 2-panel doors.
In roof, high-collared principal rafter roof trusses; queen-post truss at right
end; 2 tiers of butt purlins; old, pegged, rafters.
Domestic Buildings Research Group, Report No 902.

Listing NGR: SU9683643831

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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