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Crown Court, Godalming

Description: Crown Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291405

OS Grid Reference: SU9710143873
OS Grid Coordinates: 497101, 143873
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1858, -0.6120

Location: High Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1DY

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for:- GODALMING HIGH STREET
(north side)
Nos. 40, 46 (even) and
(Crown Court) (formerly
listed as Nos. 14, 15,
15A, 15B and 16)

One of the previous listing dates in the address shall be amended to
read :-

(north side)
13/126 Nos 40, 46 (even) and
18.12.47 (Crown Court) (formerly
listed as Nos. 14, 15,
23.2.70 15A, 15B and 16)


SU 9743 NW
(north side)
Nos 40, 46 (even) and
(Crown court (formerly
listed as Nos 14, 15, 15A,
15B and 16)

Commercial premises. C16 and C17, altered. Timber frame with brick infill;
Bargate rubblestone; brick. Plain tile roofs. Originally a courtyard plan, but
nowU-shaped, the front range having been demolished. The central jettied part
of the left range (part of no 46) is C16; the other parts appear to be later;
and the rear range was rebuilt 1950, reusing C16 material (Coombs p16), 2
storeys. Right range (No 40 (Pitchers, Billing and Edwards)): road front, gable
end on: C20 shop front; 1st floor rendered with C20 transomed 3-light window and
steeply-pitched gable. Right returns: of galleted stone with brick dressings.
Left return: timber-frame exposed, on right having large panels infilled with
coursed rubblestone to ground floor, brick above, with one long tension brace
down from wall post to midrail and C20 casements in framing, this section under
hipped gable. To left, C20 shop front to ground floor; smaller panelling above
with 3 windows, and roof at slightly lower level with ridge stack. Left range
(no 46, Pickfords Travel): road front: 2 bays, painted; wall post at right
corner; late C19 shop front on left having window with C20 glazing and metal
grille on right of 2-panel door (top panel glazed), all set within architrave of
panelled pilasters supporting entablature with paired brackets at ends of fascia
carrying dentilled cornice with raised roundels. On right, sash window in
architrave with similar entablature and below cornice continued across from shop
front. On 1st floor, two 4-pane sashes. Dentilled eaves. Roof hipped on left
and with central cross-ridge stack. Left return: rubblestone ground floor with
blocked window opening; tile-hung above. Right return: on left, gabled bay of
timber frame with brick infill; pointed-arched doorway in right-hand panel; C20
brick plinth below sole plate; tall panels to ground floor; smaller panels above
with short cantilevered bay window with leaded casements; tile-hung gable. The
3 bays to right, the earlier part, have central doorway, full-height panels to
ground floor with C20 windows; smaller panels above with three C20 windows and
one arch brace from rail to wall plate: 2 ridge stacks near centre. Rear range:
full-height central throughway with posts arch-braced to wall plate; flanking
1-storey pedestrian throughways with leaded casements above. Interior: left
range has a central fireplace with chamfered timber lintel and another fireplace
at north end (restored); large-scantling joists; upstairs, in no 46A, landing
balustrade has twist-profile splat balusters and a queen-post roof truss. Rear
range: large-scantling spinebeams and joists; crown posts with V braces to
D Coombs, The Godalming 400 (1978).

Listing NGR: SU9713143926

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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