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Commercial Building to North of Mill Lane Engineering, Godalming

Description: Commercial Building to North of Mill Lane Engineering

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 291457

OS Grid Reference: SU9664043870
OS Grid Coordinates: 496640, 143870
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1859, -0.6186

Location: Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1HF

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

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
(south side)
Commercial building to
north of Mill Lane
26.3.90 Engineering

Former hosiery factory. Early 1870s. Painted brick in Flemish bond, partly on
plinth of rubblestone with brick quoins and chamfered brick top course. Welsh
slate roof. 3 storeys, 8 x 2 bays. Ground floor: bays divided by columns which
support fascia board and cornice; 3-light transomed small-pane windows, that to
right bay bricked up. 1st and 2nd floors: bays defined by pilasters; 16-pane
windows to 1st floor, 8-pane windows above, all in reveals with projecting sills
and segmental brick arches. Hipped roof with broad stack at left end. Rear: on
ground floor each bay has recess with tall window as front, the lower sections
infilled (except to 2nd window from left), upper windows as before; 2nd bay from
left has reinforced glass to lower windows and 2nd floor fire door in former
window; 3rd bay from left has blocked ground and 2nd floor windows and 2nd floor
fire door; to right of centre, 2-storey pent-roofed outshut with 1st floor load-
ing door and window, 4-panel door, to right return and 1-storey outshut to left
return. Returns: blind ground floor except for segment-arched doorway to left
return, narrow windows with flat brick arches above 4-pane sashes to 1st floor,
2-pane sashes to 2nd floor. This was an early steam-powered hosiery factory:
the engine house and stack have now gone (John Janway pers-comm).

Listing NGR: SU9664043870

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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