Description: Wh Smith Travel
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291411
OS Grid Reference: SU9698043844
OS Grid Coordinates: 496980, 143844
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1856, -0.6138
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GODALMING HIGH STREET
SU 9643 NE
No 80 (W H Smith Travel)
(formerly listed as 31 32)
House, now office. Mid-late C17, altered. Bargate rubblestone with red brick
dressings and to returns. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays.
Recessed late C20 shop front not of special interest; above it, deep modillion
cornice having frieze with projecting ovals and lozenges and tile weathering.
First floor: brick pilaster strips rising into paired round-arched panels
between bays; 2 wide windows with flat brick arches and 4-light, leaded, iron
casements with cusped canopies; double cornice with half-rounded dentils to
lower cornice and modillions to upper cornice which supports c19 decorative
metal gutter. Attic: band of I-shaped pilasters with taller pilasters above to
the 2 shaped gables each of which has a 2-light window with flat brick arch and
leaded iron casements, roundel frieze and dog-tooth band below cornice, and
triangular pediment with lozenge in tympanum. Concealed roof with end stack to
left and right end ½-hipped. Rear: C20 extension masking ground floor and much
of 1st floor, not of special interest; traces of former 1st floor window
openings visible; 1st floor cornice; two 2-light, small-pane attic windows in
shaped, pedimented gables; brick stacks with coupled flues to left side and
right corner. Interior: chamfered beams with lambs tongue stops to ground
floor; late C19 decorative iron spiral stair down to cellar. Similar in style
to numbers 74-76A (q.v.) which are dated 1663, and another interesting example
of C17 decorative brickwork.
Listing NGR: SU9697043849
Source: English Heritage
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