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Country House Curtains gateway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1856 / 51°11'8"N

Longitude: -0.6135 / 0°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 496999

OS Northings: 143845

OS Grid: SU969438

Mapcode National: GBR FD2.MQ1

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.BG1G

Entry Name: Country House Curtains gateway

Listing Date: 18 December 1947

Last Amended: 1 February 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291409

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

GODALMING HIGH STREET
SU 9743 NW
SU 9643 NE (north side)
13/130 and 12/130
Nos 74 (Gateway), 74A, 76
(Country House Curtains)
18.12.47
and 76A (fmmrly listed as
28 and 29)
GV
II*

House or inn, now 2 shops and 2 flats. Dated 1663, altered Cl9 and C20.
Bargate rubblestone with red-brick dressings. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys with
attic; 4 bays. Two C20 shop fronts, not of special interest, and panelled door
on left (to No 76A). Ground and 1st floors each have moulded brick cornice,
with tile weathering, above a band of raised, brick, ovals and lozenges, 1st
floor cornice rising at centre into segmental pediment (broken by rainwater
pipe). Windows have flat brick arches and are of 3 lights to 1st floor, 2
lights to attic, all with mid-Cl9 decorative square- and polygonal-paned
glazing. First floor has strapwork panels between windows, pendant finials to
ends, and more elaborate central panel with oval datestone. Attic originally
had 4 gables, with strapwork, these joined up in C19 to form coped parapet
ramping down at each end; 3 old rainwater heads. Very large multiple-flue,
central ridge stack. Rear: ground-floor, masked by late C19 addition (which is
not of special interest), has round arched door on right (to No 76A). First
floor has strapwork decoration; wood-mullioned 3-light windows with flat brick
arches, right-hand window retaining 2 diamond-leaded lights, left-hand window
masked by addition (not of special interest); stepped cornice. Attic: 4 gables,
each with header-brick-arched, 2-light windows,those on right having iron
casements with saddle bars and diamond-leaded glazing, the left-hand gable
masked by later stack. Left return (visible from rear) has the left-hand gable
strapwork and cornice as rear; on ground floor a blocked former doorway and
window with an inserted doorway on right; a 3-light window former floor; gable
has over-sailing, brick-banded triangular pediment. Right return: plainer, but
with lst-floor band and cornice; on ground floor 2 blocked wood-mullioned
2-light windows and inserted door (to No. 74A); partly blocked wide,
wood-mullioned attic window; tile-hung gable, half-hipped. Interior:
large-scantling chamfered beams with lambs tongue stops. On 1st floor No 76A
has some scratch-moulded plank and muntin panelling and old winder stair with
turned balusters up to attic which has old panelled cupboard door. An unusual
example of exuberant C17 brickwork.


Listing NGR: SU9699343847

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