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Tunsgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2357 / 51°14'8"N

Longitude: -0.5721 / 0°34'19"W

OS Eastings: 499780

OS Northings: 149470

OS Grid: SU997494

Mapcode National: GBR FCK.D5X

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.16DK

Entry Name: Tunsgate

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288962

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holy Trinity

Built-Up Area: Guildford

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text



SU 9949SE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET
(South Side)

8/98 No. 128 (Tunsgate)
1/5/53


GV II

Former Cornmarket, now pedestrian gateway. 1818 by Henry Garling, rear wall re-
built and front columns re-sited in 1933. Portland stone front with ashlar inner
walls and brick tile rear wall. Tuscan portico with paired columns on pedestals
supporting pediment above with Guildford Coat of Arms, cornucopia and agricultural
symbols in tympanum pilasters behind columns. Rusticated inner walls with
central arched panel with impost mouldings. Square windows on left hand wall
flank the arch, those on the right hand wall are blind. Door to centre of left
hand side under cornice hood. Rear elevation of 3 arches.
Photographs in N.M.R.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.285.
M. ALEXANDER: GUILDFORD AS IT WAS (1978)


Listing NGR: SU9979649460

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