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Latitude: 51.236 / 51°14'9"N
Longitude: -0.5721 / 0°34'19"W
OS Eastings: 499781
OS Northings: 149498
OS Grid: SU997494
Mapcode National: GBR FCK.D5T
Mapcode Global: VHFVN.16DC
Entry Name: Russell House
Listing Date: 1 May 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029286
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288935
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 9949SE & SU 9949NE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET
8/73 & 5/73 Nos. 137 and 139
1/5/53 (Russell House)
House, now shop and offices. Early C18. Incised colourwashed render cladding over
wood and glass shop front below; plain tiled hipped roof end-on to street. Two
storeys and attics with rusticated angle quoins dentilled eaves cornice and plat
bands over ground and first floors. Stacks to rear. Large late C19/C20 flat
roofed 4-light casement dormer with diamond panel decorations on end jambs. Three
bay front below with three 12-pane unhorned glazing-bar sash windows, some with
old glass, on the second floor in lugged architrave surrounds. Three plate glass
sash windows on the first floor on architrave surrounds and under cornice hoods.
Shop front across the ground floor with glazed doors in recess to right and
panelled doors to left. Wooden attached flitted Ionic columns to ends of ground
Birthplace of John Russell R.A. 1745-1806, Guildfords most famous watercolourist.
Listing NGR: SU9978449498
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