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3, Downing Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farnham, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2129 / 51°12'46"N

Longitude: -0.7986 / 0°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 484011

OS Northings: 146648

OS Grid: SU840466

Mapcode National: GBR DB3.WD8

Mapcode Global: VHDY2.3SN2

Entry Name: 3, Downing Street

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290925

Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Farnham

Built-Up Area: Farnham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Farnham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

1099
SU 8446 NE 6/64
26.4.50


DOWNING STREET
(West side)
No 3


GV
II*


Dated 1717 in pediment; older timber-framed core. 2 storey. Red brick of fine quality, with ribbed brick dressings. Chamfered plinth, rendered. String at 1st floor level stopping against projecting central bay. Elaborate carved brick moulded and dentilled cornice broken forward over central bay, which has similar pediment with raised date panel in tympanum. Brick parapet, panelled over side windows and broken forward over central bay, with moulded brick coping. 5 windows on 1st floor - the centre window in double raised surround with base moulding s of carved brick over small raised blocks flanking all, 4 windows on ground floor. All windows have stone cills and sashes with glazing bars restored. Central 4-panel (later) door in plain doorcase of early C19 pilasters, frieze and cornice, all in original carved brick surround of narrow panelled pilasters, double scroll brackets, frieze between brackets with double curved cut ornament flanking central block with carved shell ornament, crowned with moulded brick cornice. Panelled parapet to south front also. Illustrated in Country Life, July 10 1942, plates 6 and 7.

Nos 2, 3 and 4 and wall to No4 form a group with the listed buildings in Lower Church Lane (South SIde) and should be considered in relation to the latter.

Listing NGR: SU8401146648

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