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The Old Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2371 / 51°14'13"N

Longitude: -0.5721 / 0°34'19"W

OS Eastings: 499777

OS Northings: 149630

OS Grid: SU997496

Mapcode National: GBR FCK.66H

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.15DF

Entry Name: The Old Fire Station

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289026

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1

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 Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text



SU 99 49NE GUILDFORD NORTH STREET
(North Side)

5/160 The Old Fire Station

GV II

Former Fire Station, now public conveniences. 1872. Red-brown brick with yellow
brick dressings, glass and hipped slate roofs. On corner site at junction of
Ward Street and North Street with tower on angle. Single storey either side of
two stage tower. Tower under hipped pyramidal roof and weathervane, copper clock
dial on upper stage on each face. Further hipped roof below clock on deep
bracketed eaves and with angle quoins to first floor below. Floral round window
on North Street elevation over rendered cornice, ground floor blocked up. Glass
canopy projects to right of tower with shaped screen wall above. Left hand return
front facing Ward Street:- Cambered-headed openings for fire engines now blocked-
in,except for that to right where doors give access to conveniences. Fixed case-
ments to left, glass roofs above.

GUILDFORD AS IT WAS: MATTHEW ALEXANDER (1978)


Listing NGR: SU9977749627

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