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Godalming Railway Station, Godalming

Description: Godalming Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 291489

OS Grid Reference: SU9662343939
OS Grid Coordinates: 496623, 143939
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1865, -0.6188

Location: Station Approach, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1EU

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

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
(west side)
Godalming Railway Station
- II

Railway station. 1859. Possibly by Sir William Tite. For the London and south
Western Railway Company. Rubblestone brought to course with ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof. In Tudor Revival style. Single storey apart from former
Station Master's house of 2 storeys with attic. 7 bays comprising, from left:
1-bay parcel office; 2-bay former Station Master's house, left bay lean-to
against projecting gabled bay with attic; 2-bay booking hall; projecting, gabled
1-bay office; flat-roofed 1-bay toilet block. Additions at either end not of
special interest. Quoins; chamfered plinth; Tudor-arched board doors to house
and toilet block, otherwise stone-lintelled; quoined surrounds and hoodmoulds to
openings, windows with wood mullions and transoms, shouldered, quoined stacks
with brick tops. Forecourt elevation: booking hall has double door, the leafs
with Caernarvon-arched glazed upper panels; wide 4-light window to left; canopy
on decorative, corbelled iron brackets has cusped eaves board. Gabled bay to
right has 4-light bay window with parapet, blind spherical-triangular opening to
gable, and raised verge with moulded kneelers and ridged coping. Station
Master's house has door in porch to left of 3-light window, with same above,
2-light attic window 1-light window to first floor of left bay, and first floor
band; cusped barge boards. Parcel office to far left has 2-light window and
bricked-up door. Railway line elevation: similar, the platform canopy
supported as before but with iron columns at left end; gabled office has canted
bay window and Victorian wall letter box. Interior: booking hall has boarded
roof with V-strut trusses with iron king pins.

Listing NGR: SU9662343939

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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