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59, 61 and 63, Farncombe Street, Godalming

Description: 59, 61 and 63, Farncombe Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 291367

OS Grid Reference: SU9734045037
OS Grid Coordinates: 497340, 145037
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1963, -0.6083

Location: Farncombe Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3LJ

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

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Listing Text

SU 9745 SW
(south-west side)
Nos 59, 61 and 63

House, now 3 dwellings. Probably 2nd 1/2 C16; added to and allowed. Timber frame
with painted brick infill on rubblestone plinth; added bay on right (no 63) of
painted Bargate rubblestone with brick dressings. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys
with attic. 3-bay timber-frame range with 4th bay added to right. Wall posts,
mid-rail, one arched brace and some lesser members of the timber frame survive.
On ground floor, each cottage has a board door and C20 2-light window, and another
mid-late C20 window inserted in bay 3. Four 2-light windows set under eaves, that
to bay 1 having one diamond-leaded light. Feet of some old rafters visible at
eaves. Four 2-light, tile-hung gabled dormers. Large external stack at left end
of galleted rubblestoneat base, with tile offset and brick stack. Ridge stack
between bays 2 and 3, and end stack on right. Left returns of galleted rubble-
stone with small 2-light window on 1st floor to right of stack and tiny blocked
square opening on left. Rear: timber-framing exposed at 2 central bays having
large 1st-floor panels, that on left with blocked 3-light wood-mullioned window
and an arched brace to its left. Interior: not fully inspected, but no 63 has
exposed timber-framing, large-scantling cross-beam supporting old joists; on 1st
floor large arch brace from rear wall-post to tie-beam with queen-post truss;
former closing truss at right end has jewelled wall posts.

Listing NGR: SU9734345034

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Source: English Heritage

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