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Brook Hall with Archway and School Sergeant's Lodge, Godalming

Description: Brook Hall with Archway and School Sergeant's Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291426

OS Grid Reference: SU9648445088
OS Grid Coordinates: 496484, 145088
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1969, -0.6205

Location: Charterhouse Road, Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2DX

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 2DX

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Listing Text

SU 9645 SW
(south side, off)
5/150 Brook Hall with archway
and School Sergeant's

Masters' common room, archway and lodge. 1915 with later C20 additions. For
Charterhouse School. Bargate rubblestone brought to course with ashlar
dressings; plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 8 bays, 5 right-hand bays forming
Brooke Hall with archway to their left and Sergeant's Lodge above archway and in
2 left-hand bays. In Elizabethan style, having roll-moulded ashlar plinth;
quoins; string below roll-moulded, embattled, ashlar parapet; 2-light mullioned
and transomed windows with cusped-headed lights, quoined surrounds, diamond
leading to lodge and diamond-patterned glazing bars to Brooke Hall. Brooke Hall
has 2-storey porch to its 2nd bay having panelled board door with decorative
hinges in pointed-arched surround, moulded string and broached canted bay window
with central 3-light window. Tall double-transomed stair window on left of
porch. Archway bay of ashlar with full height offset buttresses; hollow-moulded
3-centred arch with blind quatrefoils and cusped panels to head, and cornice
with head and foliage stops; 1st-floor 4-light oriel, having 3 panels either
side, those in centre glazed, set on band of ogee-headed panels with heraldic
shields. On left is a pedestrian archway with a one-light window to left.
Raised verges with roll-moulded coping. Ashlar stacks, one at left end with
offset and cornice, and two rising from rear, that near archway a single
octagonal flue. Later C20 addition on left of one storey with attic, 2 bays,
having garage door, 2-light window and dormer. Rear: 2 storey canted bay
windows either side of archway which has a 3-light window above it; one light
window over pedestrian archway; external stack to Brooke Hall; C20 additions
projecting on right and left are not of special interest. Interior: Brooke Hall
has closed string open-well stair with turned balusters up to richly decorated
lst-floor room which has: panelling; modillion cornice; segmental-arched vault
with plaster decoration; Tudor-arched fireplace with pulvinated mantlepiece,
richly decorated in Elizabethan style with fluted pilasters, round-arched panels
and console bracketed decorative frieze; archway into oriel has cusped panelled
ashlar soffit; two panelled doors at left end in architraves with fluted
pilasters, triglyphs, finials and strapwork over.

Listing NGR: SU9647445082

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Source: English Heritage

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