Description: National Westminster Bank
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291391
OS Grid Reference: SU9694743817
OS Grid Coordinates: 496947, 143817
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1854, -0.6142
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GODALMING HIGH STREET
SU 9643 NE
No 77 (National
House, now bank. Probably late C16, altered; bank conversion alterations mid
C20 and later. Timber-framed with pebble-dashed infill; some C20 rubblestone.
Plain tile roof. 2 storeys with attic. C20 ground floor has timber framing on
stone plinth with a 5-light, small-pane, mullion and transom window to left,
door on right with small-pane, 2-light overlight, and a similar window to its
left; also C20 are the corbels and bressummer of the cross-wing 1st floor
jetty. 1st floor: close-studded timber framing with decorative arch braces.
Cross-wing has old canted bay window on brackets with 3 leaded lights at front,
that in centre with old iron casement; attic has old 2-light leaded window, the
left light narrower and with casement; decorative fretted bargeboards and
pendant finial to gable. Right bay has C20 2-light leaded casement to 1st floor
and old gabled dormer with diamond leading to attic. End stacks with
diagonally-set flues, 4 to left stack, 2 to right stack. Rear: extensive
additions, mostly late C20, not of special interest. Interior: very little of
the old building is visible apart from at the right-hand side in the attic where
wall posts, one arched tension brace and a queen-post truss are in evidence;
closed-string stair between 1st floor and attic with diamond-section balusters.
Listing NGR: SU9694843814
Source: English Heritage
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