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Weir House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2318 / 51°13'54"N

Longitude: -0.5754 / 0°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 499564

OS Northings: 149027

OS Grid: SU995490

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.RBL

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.Z96L

Entry Name: Weir House

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289010

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

(West Side)

8/145 Weir House

House. Early C19 with later C19 and C20 extensions to the north. Colourwashed
stucco and roughcast with low-pitched, hipped slate roofs over main house, tiled
roofs to north. Built into sloping site, east-west, with two storeys and base-
ment on entrance front to west, two storeys and attic on east front facing river.
Rendered stacks to centre of roof, to left and left end. Deep bracketed eaves on
main house. Entrance front:- curved bow to right with 6-pane curved sash window
to first floor, blocked window below on ground floor. Three-light leaded casement
window in the basement storey. One 6-pane sash window to first floor left with
double casement doors below; stained glass in pointed-arch over-lights. Fine
trellis-work wooden porch with ribbed square-domed ogee roof. Lattice work panels
to sides and front standards, Greek key band over front. Deep coved entrance and
hollow chamfer to angles. Hip-roofed range to left with 3 casement windows on the
ground floor and two 12-pane sash windows above. Right hand return front (to
south):- Bowed bay rising through full height to right with curved 6-pane attic
sash and curved casement doors below on first floor, opening on to fine first floor
balcony with ogee tent roof over Greek key pattern frieze and 3-bay arched front.
Centre bay wider with lattice patterns on the standards and plain balcony railings.
One attic sash and one 12-pane first floor sash to left. Tent-roofed verandah
across the whole of the ground floor, part glazed roof to left, on similar
standards with casement doors behind. Verandah continues on the right across the
east front, facing the river, with four bays. Casement doors on ground floor, two
blocked and two open first floor sashes, three windows and one blocked window in
attic storey above.
Interior:- C19 staircase with trellis balustrade.

Listing NGR: SU9956549022

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