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Latitude: 51.1766 / 51°10'35"N
Longitude: -0.5996 / 0°35'58"W
OS Eastings: 497989
OS Northings: 142857
OS Grid: SU979428
Mapcode National: GBR FD8.57J
Mapcode Global: VHFVT.KPCD
Entry Name: The Thunder House and Attached Garden Wall Running Approximately 15 Metres South to Munstead Orchard and Approximately 135 Metres to South East to Quadrangle
Listing Date: 11 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1189776
English Heritage Legacy ID: 291379
Location: Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7
Civil Parish: Godalming
Built-Up Area: Godalming
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Busbridge
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 9742 & SU 94 SE
16/44 & 2/44
HEATH LANE (south-west side),
The Thunder House and attached garden wall running approx 15 metres south to Munstead Orchard and approx,135 metres to south-east to Quadrangle
Garden house and attached garden wall. 1895. By E Lutyens for Gertrude Jekyll. Bargate rubblestone with brick dressings. Plain tile roof to garden house. Garden house of triangular plan and 1-2 storeys with curving stone stair up to viewing level on garden (south) front, on left and archways to ground; other sides have openings now weatherboarded on west; coved eaves band below oversailing hipped roof, the north angle of the building flanked by angled buttresses. The garden wall has projecting rounded coping; it returns to Munstead Orchard (q.v.) to south and the south-east along Heath Lane where it is approx. 3 metres high and ramps down from the Thunder House and up again to terminate in Quadrangle (q.v.,formerly Miss Jekyll's potting sheds, now house); there is a round-arched doorway with studded board door next to the Thunder House and a rear entrance to Munstead Orchard; other inserted entrances and doorway next to Quadrangle. The Thunder House is situated at what was originally the end of Miss Jekyll's garden, and was used by her to observe thunder. The garden is listed as Grade I in the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (part 40, Surrey). Waverley Borough Council, Lutyens in Waverley p.3.
Listing NGR: SU9798942857
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