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The Square Surgery, Godalming

Description: The Square Surgery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 291381

OS Grid Reference: SU9719243844
OS Grid Coordinates: 497192, 143844
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1856, -0.6107

Location: High Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1AZ

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

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Listing Text

SU 9743 NW
(south side)
13/104 The Square Surgery
(formerly listed as "The
23.2.1970 Square")

Hall and cross-wing, now surgery. C15 or early C16; early and later C17;
altered C18 and C20. Timber frame with painted brick infill; painted brick in
Flemish bond; rubblestone; tile-hung. Plain tile roofs. 2 storeys. 3-bay
probably former open hall range with cross-wing on left and wing to rear left; a
further parallel cross-wing on left. High Street elevation: Main cross-wing
has brick ground floor with C20 bay window with leaded casements and hipped
roof; timber frame above has posts, rails, braces from posts to tie-beam, and in
gable two tiers of collars and queen posts. Hall, on right, has C18 frontage,
altered C20, of painted brick below tile-hung 1st floor; 2-panel door under pent
canopy between left-hand bays; casement windows on each floor of 2, 3, and 2
lights; parapet partly concealing roof which at right end is hipped with gablet,
and at left end has hip of roof of taller rear wing rising above it; stack to
rear of central bay with T-section flues. Further gabled cross-wing on left is
tile-hung. Rear: ground floor mostly of rubblestone. External hall stack has
brick quoins and rises in brick above offset. Tall-panelled timber frame
visible on 1st floor to left of stack. Wing: timber-framed on 1st floor, the
left return having 3 early C17 irregularly-framed bays with later C17 square-
panelled bay at end. Range on right of wing mostly brick and mostly C20 not of
special interest. Interior: hall and cross-wing have large-scantling joists
laid flat; plank and muntin panelling (or walling) removed from between hall and
cross-wing (indicated by mortices in soffit of cross-beam) but survives between
left and central bays of hall; central bay of hall has stop-chamfered joists,
moulded arrises to cross- and spine-beams, and inglenook fireplace with timber
jambs and lintel. C20 stair with moulded handrail, reused turned balusters and
reused balustrade to landing on 1st floor, hall framing has braces from posts
to mid-rail.

Listing NGR: SU9718943836

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Source: English Heritage

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