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Wh Smith Travel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1856 / 51°11'8"N

Longitude: -0.6138 / 0°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 496980

OS Northings: 143844

OS Grid: SU969438

Mapcode National: GBR FD2.MMV

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.9GWG

Entry Name: Wh Smith Travel

Listing Date: 18 December 1947

Last Amended: 1 February 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291411

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

SU 9643 NE
(north side)
No 80 (W H Smith Travel)
(formerly listed as 31 32)

House, now office. Mid-late C17, altered. Bargate rubblestone with red brick
dressings and to returns. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays.
Recessed late C20 shop front not of special interest; above it, deep modillion
cornice having frieze with projecting ovals and lozenges and tile weathering.
First floor: brick pilaster strips rising into paired round-arched panels
between bays; 2 wide windows with flat brick arches and 4-light, leaded, iron
casements with cusped canopies; double cornice with half-rounded dentils to
lower cornice and modillions to upper cornice which supports c19 decorative
metal gutter. Attic: band of I-shaped pilasters with taller pilasters above to
the 2 shaped gables each of which has a 2-light window with flat brick arch and
leaded iron casements, roundel frieze and dog-tooth band below cornice, and
triangular pediment with lozenge in tympanum. Concealed roof with end stack to
left and right end ½-hipped. Rear: C20 extension masking ground floor and much
of 1st floor, not of special interest; traces of former 1st floor window
openings visible; 1st floor cornice; two 2-light, small-pane attic windows in
shaped, pedimented gables; brick stacks with coupled flues to left side and
right corner. Interior: chamfered beams with lambs tongue stops to ground
floor; late C19 decorative iron spiral stair down to cellar. Similar in style
to numbers 74-76A (q.v.) which are dated 1663, and another interesting example
of C17 decorative brickwork.

Listing NGR: SU9697043849

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