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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029262
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288975
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1
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
SU 9949NE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET
5/109 No. 170 (Thorpe's
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
Listing NGR: SU9992249530
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