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The Pepper Pot, Godalming

Description: The Pepper Pot

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291415

OS Grid Reference: SU9685443826
OS Grid Coordinates: 496854, 143826
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1855, -0.6156

Location: 11 Church 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
(north side)
The Pepper Pot (formerly
18.12.47 listed as Town Hall)

Former Town Hall. Dated 1814, by John Perry; stair tower added 1890s. Stuccoed
with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, the lower storey open. 3 x 3 bays, the
shorter sides canted and so forming elongated octagonal plan. South elevation:
projecting central bay. On ground floor, round-arched arcade with rusticated
columns on plinths, imposts and archivolts, the central arch larger. First
floor: band, broken in centre by date plaque; 3 sashes with glazing bars in
reveals with projecting sills, central sill moulded. Oversailing eaves to
octagonal roof. Central 2-stage tower with clock (by Richard Steadman of
Godalming) to metalled lower stage, and Tuscan-columned cupola above housing
bell and with dome surmounted by finial. Returns: ground floor arcades have
large central arches, that of left return with inserted 6-panel door and
fanlight with radial glazing bars; 1st floors have central sash with glazing
bars flanked by round-arched recesses. Rear: windows are all blind; on right,
added cantilevered stair-tower with rounded corner, strings, 6-pane window,
cornice, and flat roof.

Listing NGR: SU9685443826

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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