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The Sun, Godalming

Description: The Sun

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 291500

OS Grid Reference: SU9722143874
OS Grid Coordinates: 497221, 143874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1858, -0.6103

Location: Wharf Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1NN

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

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Listing Text

SU 9743 NW
(north-east side)
No 1 (The Sun) (formerly
listed as Sun Hotel)

Inn. Late C18 for Henry Tewsley (J Janaway pers comm), altered late C19. Red
brick in Flemish bond, stuccoed ground floor; plain tile roofs. 3 storeys, 4 x
2 bays with wing to rear right. Plinth, bands between floors, parapet. Ground
floor: left corner has late C19 bowed pub window with plinth,pilasters, panelled
aprons to windows, plain frieze and dentilled cornice. To right of this is step
up to door of 6 flush panels (top 4 glazed) in doorcase with pilasters and
elaborately-decorated brackets supporting corniced hood. Two sash windows to
right, left one retaining upper sash with glazing bars. Sashes with glazing
bars to 1st floor, 6-pane sashes to 2nd floor, all having flat brick arches and
projecting stone sills; inn sign hung between two left-hand, 1st-floor windows.
Flat stone coping to parapet which conceals hipped roof with 2 stacks to rear.
Left return similar with ground-floor cornice. Rear: 3 hipped gables. Wing is
of several builds with tile-hung gable and on inner return 3-light, small-pane
casements retained on 1st floor. Right return: plaque on wing wall inscribed

Listing NGR: SU9720743846

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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