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Thorpe's Bookshop

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2362 / 51°14'10"N

Longitude: -0.5701 / 0°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 499922

OS Northings: 149530

OS Grid: SU999495

Mapcode National: GBR FCK.DP2

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.26G4

Entry Name: Thorpe's Bookshop

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288975

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

District Council Ward: Holy Trinity

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text



SU 9949NE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET
(South Side)

5/109 No. 170 (Thorpe's
Bookshop)

GV II

Book shop, former Constitutional Hall. Early C19 with C20 extensions to rear.
Colourwashed brick with stone-coped parapet obscuring plain-tiled roof. Three
storeys, with stacks to rear. Regular front, two 15-Pane sash windows on
second floor, two 20-pane sashes on the first floor below, both under gauged
brick heads now painted over. Tripartite glazing-bar sash shop front window to
ground floor left,with fluted end pilasters and flanking scroll brackets to blind
box above. Arched entrance to right with chamfered piers,flanking pilasters
supporting entablature above. Carved roses in spandrels of arch and with
"Constitutional Hall" written on arch face. Greek-key patterned paving on floor
of entrance hall to inner double, panelled, doors under fixed overlight.
Interior:- C19 square banister staircase. C20 extensions to rear not of special
interest.


Listing NGR: SU9992249530

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