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The Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2328 / 51°13'58"N

Longitude: -0.5775 / 0°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 499413

OS Northings: 149140

OS Grid: SU994491

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.QSH

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.Y82S

Entry Name: The Court

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288869

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU2

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

District Council Ward: Friary and St Nicolas

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text



SU 9949 NW GUILDFORD BURY FIELDS
(West Side)

7/7 Nos 1 to 15 (consec)
1/5/53 (The Court)

GV II

Communal house block. 1902 by H. Thackery Turner. Red-brown brick below with
colourwashed render above over tiled drip course; steeply pitched, plain-tiled
roofs. Half-H shape plan with end wings splayed out. Two storeys and attics in
large gabled dormers. Cross-ridge stacks, 3 to each end wing, and 8 paired
stacks on front and rear pitches of centre range; all with brick-dentilled
corbelled tops. End pier buttresses to inner sides of wings, deep eaves above
throughout. Wood-framed casement fenestration with moulded architrave surrounds
in dormers, butting into the roof on the jambs. Three, 3-light and one 2-light
gabled dormer on south wing, five 3-light and one 2-light dormer on north. Eight
3-light dormers, in 4 pairs either side of stacks, on main range. Three 4-light
windows on first floor of south wing with one 3-light window to right and one 2-
light window to left. Five 4-light windows on first floor of north wing with one
2-light window in corner. Eight 4-light windows on the first floor of the main
range. Five 4-light windows to north, eight on main range and 4 on south.
Panelled doors in porch recesses under segmental heads with 3 sets of paired half-
glazed doors to main range and single doors in angles. Single 6-panel doors in
wings. Small gabled porch on end of north wing with steps up to door with original
fittings. One of a number of buildings by Turner in the locality.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND: SURREY (1971) P.291.


Listing NGR: SU9941049146

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