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Description: 2 and 3, Summersby Close
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291496
OS Grid Reference: SU9767445151
OS Grid Coordinates: 497674, 145151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1972, -0.6035
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GODALMING SUMMERSBY CLOSE
SU 9745 SE
Nos 2 and 3
House, now 2 dwellings. Probably late C15, altered C15 early C17, C18 and C19;
subdivided late C20. Timber frame with wattle and daub infill, clad in brick in
Flemish bond. Plain tile roof. 3-bay open hall house; smoke bay and floor
inserted later C16, inglenook fireplace inserted early C17. 2 storeys; 4 first
floor windows, with C20 lean-to (part of No 3) on left. Board door in wood frame
below segmental brick arch; inserted 1-light window to left and windows of 3
lights and 2 lights to right, the latter small and with segmental brick arch.
First floor windows, set under eaves, comprise two small square lights, a 2-light
window breaking eaves, and a 3-light window. Top of wall post visible on left.
Stepped dentilled eaves. Roof half-hipped on left; hipped with gablet and re-
built (C20) stack on right. Left return (No 3): lean-to has board door and two
2-light windows; gable of main range is tile-hung with two 2-light windows.
Interior: timber frame exposed, having: large scantling joweled posts; original
hollow-moulded cross-beams at trusses; one surviving arch brace to tie-beam of
left-hand truss (mortices from others); inserted chamfered spine-beam with curved
step stops supporting chamfered joists; roof not inspected, but recorded as having
queen-post roof trusses, clasped purlines, curved wind braces and sooted rafters
(D.B.R.G. report). This range was relegated to use as a service wing when a large
addition was made to it in the early-mid C19, the addition now being a separate
dwelling, No 29 Summesby House), Summers Road (q.v.).
Domestic Buildings Research Group, Report No 3236.
Listing NGR: SU9767345150
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