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Munstead Orchard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1764 / 51°10'34"N

Longitude: -0.5996 / 0°35'58"W

OS Eastings: 497986

OS Northings: 142835

OS Grid: SU979428

Mapcode National: GBR FD8.56H

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.KPCK

Entry Name: Munstead Orchard

Listing Date: 11 September 1987

Last Amended: 1 February 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291307

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: Busbridge

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 9742
(north east side),
16/42 Munstead Orchard (listing
formerly included attached
11.9.87 front wall, now listed

House. Dated 1894 and 1895. By E Lutyens for Gertrude Jekyll. Bargate rubble-
stone, timber frame with plaster infill; tile hanging. Plain tile roof.
Irregular plan, 2 storeys. Entrance (road) front: asymmetrical 2 bays, the
right bay under gable with roof continuing down on right over outshut with
entrance. Stone plinth below timber framing which has large square panels, some
close studding and some large curved braces. Outshut on right has internal
porch with wooden benches, inner board door and open 5-light window with
diamond-set mullion to right return. Gabled bay has a 4-light window on each
floor with ogee-moulded wooden mullions and leaded lights, that on the 2nd floor
shorter; to right of ground floor is stone dated 1894 with initials 'GJ'. Left
bay has similar 2-light window on right below tile hanging. Tall corniced brick
stack in roof slope between left-hand bays. Rear: stone ground floor with
windows at left side, off centre, of 4 lights, and at higher level to right of
this a small single-light window; window and recessed doorway on right under
catslide roof; tile-hung first floor with 6-light window under pentice; tall,
ribbed, brick stack to left roof slope. Left return: blind, stone, ground
floor; tile-hung first floor has 2 windows, as before, of 2 and 4 lights set at
different levels and under pentices. Right return: roof comes down low with
door breaking eaves under gablet. Interior: board doors; plain brick fire-
places. The house was built for Miss Jekyll's Swiss gardener.
Waverley Borough Council, Lutyens in Waverley, p.3.

Listing NGR: SU9798642835

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