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Millmead House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2324 / 51°13'56"N

Longitude: -0.5761 / 0°34'33"W

OS Eastings: 499510

OS Northings: 149092

OS Grid: SU995490

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.R4X

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.Y9S3

Entry Name: Millmead House

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289009

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU2

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

Electoral Ward/Division: Friary and St Nicolas

Built-Up Area: Guildford

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 99 49SE & SU 99 49SW GUILDFORD MILLMEAD
(West Side)

8/144 & 7/144 Millmead House
1/5/53

II

House, now council offices. Late C17 with C18 alterations, extended in C19 and
C20 in similar style. Deep red/brown brick to centre, orange-brown brick to
left, red brick to right. Low-pitched hipped slate roofs. Original house of
rectangular plan, now L-shaped with extensions projecting forward to right. Two
storeys and attics with stacks to rear left of centre and to right end. Original
house five bays wide with brick modillion eaves cornice, now to base of attic
storey. Blue header plat band across the ground floor plinth below. Five 6-
pane attic sash windows under gauged-brick heads, some renewed, with five 12-
pane glazing-bar sash windows on the first floor. Centre window on the first
floor in Gibbs style, block-rusticated surround under segmental pediment with
blue headers in tympanum and keystone to centre, remaining first floor windows
in raised shouldered surrounds with keystones over. Ground floor projects below
with stone-coped parapet. Two large, 12-pane glazing-bar sash windows either
side of central rendered and projecting frontispiece. Modillioned entablature
over attached 3/4 Roman Ionic columns and channelled outer piers. Paired doors
of fielded panels with egg and dart mouldings and margin tracery to the transom-
light above. Extension of four bays to left with similar fenestration, one bay
addition to the right with two attic sashes and one window on the first floor.
End wing to right projects with 3 windows across the front, 4 windows deep.
Rear:- Further extensions not of special interest.
Interiors:- Fine C18 turned baluster staircase of some quality, C18 and C19
fielded-panel doors in architrave without string surrounds. Some ceiling coving.
Most impressive room, on the first floor, is approached up the main stair and was
the former Rural District Council Chamber.


Listing NGR: SU9948649073

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