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Post Office, Godalming

Description: Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 291419

OS Grid Reference: SU9679943788
OS Grid Coordinates: 496799, 143788
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1851, -0.6164

Location: 132 High Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1AB

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

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
(north side)
12/140 Nos 126, 128 and 130
(Post Office) (formerly
listed as No 48)

House, now Post Office. Late C18 or early C19 with C19 and early C20 additions;
altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, rear stuccoed; plain tile roof. 3 storeys
with basement; 5 bays with addition to rear right. Symmetrical elevation having
chamfered plinth with the heads of bricked-up basement windows; and 1st and 2nd
floor bands. 2 steps up to 6-panel door below fanlight with petalled glazing
bars in panelled reveal; wooden architrave has pilasters with leafy capitals and
console-bracketed hood. Windows, in reveals, have flat brick arches and
projecting stone sills: on ground floor C20 sashes; on 1st floor 16-pane sashes,
bay 4 window missing some glazing bars; on 2nd floor unequally-hung 12-pane
sashes to bays 3 and 5, other bays with painted, dummy windows (of 12 panes).
Parapet with flat coping conceals hipped, 2-span roof with end stacks. On
right, added early C20 porch with door in right return. Right return: 3 bays
as front, but with porch to left bay on ground floor and central 1st floor
window a dummy window; only left bay has a 2nd floor, with a painted window;
dormer to right bay. Rear: on right, main range has stucco scored ashlar; a
ground-floor bow window with 3 curved 16-pane sashes, entablature and modillion
cornice; and on 1st floor a 12-pane sash. On left is added range of 2 wide bays
with curved right-hand corner the right bay set back and having attached
columned arcade broken at corner by later door and brickwork; curved tripartite
sash to 1st floor; and dentilled and modillioned eaves cornices.

Listing NGR: SU9681643779

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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