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The Three Lions, Godalming

Description: The Three Lions

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291435

OS Grid Reference: SU9776144572
OS Grid Coordinates: 497761, 144572
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1920, -0.6024

Location: Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3HR

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 3HR

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Listing Text

SU 9744 NE
(north west side)
The Three Lions

Public house. C16 with C17 crosswing; C18, C19 and C20 additions and alter-
ations. Timber-frame with brick cladding, brick, coursed Bargate stone; plain
tile and Welsh slate roofs. Hall-and-crosswing plan, the crosswing on right. 2
storeys. Hall range of 2 bays, the left bay extended to rear by single-storey
C19 outshut and to front by 2-storey C19 bay, so forming second crosswing;
single-storey C19 infill between the 2 crosswings; later C19 former stable
addition to right, truncated and converted to part of pub mid-late C20. Road
front: Cl9 projecting on left has canted bay window with sashes to ground floor,
12-pane sashes with segmental brick arches above; brick coping and kneelers to
stepped gable; lateral stack with offsets to left return; late C20 timber-porch
to right return masking C20 door under flat brick arch. The single-storey
addition to front of hall range has former 6-panel door on left and canted bay
window with C20 windows on right; above this addition, the 1st floor of the hall
range is visible, having a short 3-light window with C20 leaded lights. The
crosswing on right has a C19 segmental-arched doorway and a wide window with a
2-light, 12-pane casement window above; a steeply-pitched roof with ridge
stack. The Cl9 stable addition, now toilet block, is of stone and has 3 small
flat-arched windows, dentilled eaves and Welsh slate roof. Rear: ground floor
of crosswing on left is masked by added outshut; its gable has exposed roof
truss with queen posts, collar and V braces to principal rafters. Central bay
has tile-hung gable with small 4-pane window and stack. Right bay has added C19
outshut with Welsh slate roof and tall external stack, and another stack at
right corner. Left return: left bay is of C18 brick with vitrified headers in
Flemish bond and has a 3-light casement window to 1st floor; and banded fish-
scale tiles to gable. Right return (crosswing): ground floor of brick; on 1st
floor timber-frame exposed, with square panels and straight braces. Interior:
much of the timber frame on the ground floor removed, but at left end, former
rear-wall truss has mortices in wall posts for former braces and in tie-beam for
former wall studs; more of frame remains and is exposed on 1st floor, including
straight and arched braces from wall posts down to mid-rail; on ground floor, in
bar, old panelled dado and straight-backed bench seats; in central lst-floor
room, fine C19 cast-iron fireplace with vertically-sliding shutter and two
floral-decorated coloured tiles above opening.

Listing NGR: SU9776144572

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Source: English Heritage

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