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Former Private Apartments at Guildford Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2338 / 51°14'1"N

Longitude: -0.5731 / 0°34'23"W

OS Eastings: 499720

OS Northings: 149256

OS Grid: SU997492

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.RXJ

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.08X0

Entry Name: Former Private Apartments at Guildford Castle

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Last Amended: 15 March 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288877

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 9949SE GUILDFORD CASTLE HILL
(North Side)
8/15
1/5/53 Former Private
Apartments at
Guildford Castle
(Formerly listed
under Quarry Street -
Castle Arch and Walls
adjoining on South:
and Guildford Museum
and Wall adjoining on
East. Also listed as
The Castle).

GV I

Remains of Private/Royal Apartments. Late C12. Flint and clunch rubblestone with
ashlar dressings. Two storeys, now roofless with square room adjacent to Museum
and wall projecting North-East towards tower keep. Main walls approximately 7 - 8
metres high with spur wall to north east lower. Round-arched window in one wall
with deep embrasure, tile-edged round-arched door to left. The apartments are part
of a scheduled Ancient Monument, Surrey Monument No. 1.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.275.
M. ALEXANDER: GUILDFORD CASTLE GUIDE (1985)
M. ALEXANDER: GUILDFORD AS IT WAS (1978)
V.C.H. VOL III (1967 EDN).


Listing NGR: SU9972049256

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