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National Westminster Bank, Godalming

Description: National Westminster Bank

Grade: II
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

Location: High 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 9643 NE
(south side)
No 77 (National
Westminster Bank)

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

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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