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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1851 / 51°11'6"N

Longitude: -0.6164 / 0°36'58"W

OS Eastings: 496799

OS Northings: 143788

OS Grid: SU967437

Mapcode National: GBR FD2.M08

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.8GJT

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 18 December 1947

Last Amended: 1 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291419

Location: Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Godalming

Built-Up Area: Godalming

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Godalming

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

GODALMING HIGH STREET
SU 9643 NE
(north side)
12/140 Nos 126, 128 and 130
(Post Office) (formerly
18.12.47
listed as No 48)
GV II

House, now Post Office. Late C18 or early C19 with C19 and early C20 additions;
altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, rear stuccoed; plain tile roof. 3 storeys
with basement; 5 bays with addition to rear right. Symmetrical elevation having
chamfered plinth with the heads of bricked-up basement windows; and 1st and 2nd
floor bands. 2 steps up to 6-panel door below fanlight with petalled glazing
bars in panelled reveal; wooden architrave has pilasters with leafy capitals and
console-bracketed hood. Windows, in reveals, have flat brick arches and
projecting stone sills: on ground floor C20 sashes; on 1st floor 16-pane sashes,
bay 4 window missing some glazing bars; on 2nd floor unequally-hung 12-pane
sashes to bays 3 and 5, other bays with painted, dummy windows (of 12 panes).
Parapet with flat coping conceals hipped, 2-span roof with end stacks. On
right, added early C20 porch with door in right return. Right return: 3 bays
as front, but with porch to left bay on ground floor and central 1st floor
window a dummy window; only left bay has a 2nd floor, with a painted window;
dormer to right bay. Rear: on right, main range has stucco scored ashlar; a
ground-floor bow window with 3 curved 16-pane sashes, entablature and modillion
cornice; and on 1st floor a 12-pane sash. On left is added range of 2 wide bays
with curved right-hand corner the right bay set back and having attached
columned arcade broken at corner by later door and brickwork; curved tripartite
sash to 1st floor; and dentilled and modillioned eaves cornices.


Listing NGR: SU9681643779

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