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The Valley

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2259 / 51°13'33"N

Longitude: -0.5787 / 0°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 499342

OS Northings: 148376

OS Grid: SU993483

Mapcode National: GBR FCQ.4HS

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.XGF1

Entry Name: The Valley

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289048

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

(East Side)

3/183 Nos 5 to 8 (consec)
The Valley


Cottage row. Circa 1880 possibly by R. Norman Shaw. Red brick below on plinth to
right, where ground drops away; timber framed gable to left with whitewashed render
infill, scalloped tile hanging to first floor centre. Plain tiled roofs, half-
hipped to right. Two storeys with larger cross wing to left end. Four-square
ribbed ridge stack to centre with further stacks to re-entrant angles and corbelled
stacks to rear. Left hand gabled wing jettied on first floor with end braces and
moulded bressumer, further jetty above where gable projects on brackets with
diagonal boarding, wavy-edged bargeboards and small wrought-iron finial to gable
apex. One projecting 4-light window on corbels to first floor of wing, mullioned
and transomed 5-light window below. Right hand wing half-hipped with one mullioned
and transomed 4-light window on the first floor and one mullioned and transomed
canted bay window below under diagonal brick dentil string course. One mullioned
and transomed first floor window either side of centre, 2-light windows to angle
re-entrants. Canted oriel window on braces to ground floor left of centre, two
mullioned and transomed windows under cambered heads to right of centre. Doors to
left and right in angle re-entrants with diagonal boarding to upper panel and
chamfered surrounds - (Nos 6 and 7). Further doors to ends, that to left (No 5) in
pentice with diagonal brick eaves course. Large tile-hung gable on right hand
return front. R. Norman Shaw built a number of houses on the Portsmouth Road,
although A. Saint regards The Valley as being more likely the work of one of his

A. SAINT: R. NORMAN SHAW (YALE 1977) pp.418-9.

Listing NGR: SU9935248376

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