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58-64a, High Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Godalming

Description: 58-64a, High Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291406

OS Grid Reference: SU9704243853
OS Grid Coordinates: 497042, 143853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1857, -0.6129

Location: High Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1EE

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

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Listing Text

SU 9743 NW
(north side)
Nos 58, 58A, 60, 62, 64,
and 64A (formerly listed as
18.12.47 and 23.2.70 Nos. 19,20,21,22 and No. 99,
Great George Street)

Includes no 99 Great George Street. Former Great George Inn with attached stables and outbuildings,
now shops and offices with one flat (5&Q. Mid C18, altered. &Waf red Wm in Flemish
bond with brighter-red brick dressings; otherwise of poorer-quality brick,
partly rendered and tile-hung, and right wing of painted Bargate rubblestone
with brick dressings. Plain tile roofs. 3-storey, 7-bay main range with long
2-storey rear wings forming U-plan,right wing having attic to front section.
Front (south side): 4 shop fronts, mid-late C20 except to no 64 with late C19
pilasters and corbels, and cornices to nos 62 and 64. Central bay formerly with
carriageway (J &mwy, pers comm). Upper floors have giant pilasters,
rusticated at angles and with modillion cornices on 1st floor, which define
bays: 3:1:3; lst-floor sill band and 2nd-floor band; sash windows with flat
brick arches, 12-pane to 1st floor, unequally-hung 9-pane to 2nd floor, bay-2
windows blind; central bay wider with segmental-arched, Venetian-style,
tripartite window to 1st floor and Diocletian window to 2nd floor, both windows
having glazing bars, parapet with stone coping; concealed roof with stacks to
bay 2, to right of centre and to right end. Rear (north side): main range has
one lst-floor and two 2nd-floor windows as front. Wing on right (no 64A): has
front section rendered with various C20 doors and windows and 2 truncated
external stacks to west side; rear section, probably originally stables, shorter
with various C20 doors and windows, 1st-floor band and cogged eaves; M-shaped
roof. Right return (Great George Street): of different builds with various
doors and windows, mostly C20 but one section (near left end) has: 3 C19 12-pane
sashes in reveals, that to 1st floor left in former loading doorway; a
tripartite window to ground-floor right (12-pane sash flanked by 4-pane sashes)
and a round-arched sash with glazing bars above; stepped eaves section further
left has a blocked doorway with pilastered and pedimented architrave. Interior:
main (front) range on 1st floor has: ceiling cornice with moulded frieze to 2
right-hand rooms; good-quality contemporary decoration to central, principal
room (now subdivided) including sunken wall panels with egg and dart borders,
enriched modillion cornice and rococo plasterwork to ceiling; at right end (in
58A) original closed-string stair up to 2nd floor with column on vase balusters,
columnar newels and moulded handrail. Left-hand wing (no 64A): front section on
1st floor has large-scantling chamfered beams with lambs tongue and run-out
stops and fireplace with basket grate; and in roof queen-strut trusses with
large, square-sectioned ridge-piece; rear section has principal rafter roof
trusses with butt purlins. Roof over right-hand wing (along Great George
Street) has queen strut trusses and through purlins over front section.

Listing NGR: SU9703543860

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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