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Latitude: 51.2278 / 51°13'40"N
Longitude: -0.5851 / 0°35'6"W
OS Eastings: 498890
OS Northings: 148576
OS Grid: SU988485
Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.WDM
Mapcode Global: VHFVM.TD0L
Entry Name: Littlecroft
Listing Date: 13 January 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288913
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU2
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
SU 94NE GUILDFORD GUILDOWN ROAD
3/51 No 21 (Littlecroft)
House. 1899 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Mrs Bowes Watson. Orange/red brick below
with whitewashed roughcast above under hipped, plain tiled roofs. Two storeys
built into a hillside with a basement to the rear where the ground drops away.
Tall stacks, wide multiple cross-ridge stacks to left and right, smaller double
stacks to left of centre. Triple hipped roof ranges end on and parallel,with
shuttered glazing-bar casement fenestration. One first floor window to each end
range and projecting turret windows on squinches to angles. Stilted-arch lunette
windows in ground floor, below the level of the road with a thin, ribbed-brick
keystone reaching up to link with the brick stringcourse over the ground floor.
Central range projects with further turret windows on the angles and half-hipped
dormers in sides of roof. Block-rusticated brick frontispiece with ogee voussoirs
to keystoned arch over recessed double doors under round head. Original brass
door furnishings survive. Left hand return front:- Two windows on both floors
with shutters and tile-on-edge lintels. Right hand return front:- square break
to left with one window on each floor. Rear:- Three casements across the first
floor, outer canted bay windows below. Central door in shuttered margin lights.
L. WEAVER: HOUSES AND GARDENS BY E. L. LUTYENS (1981 REPRINT) p.47 figs 81-4.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND: SURREY (1971) p.293.
LUTYENS: CATALOGUE OF EXHIBITION (1981) p.193.
Listing NGR: SU9889048576
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