Town Hall / The Pepper Pot

25 Jun 2006
Town Hall, High Street, Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7 1AQ
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The Pepper Pot, High Street, Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7 1AQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GODALMING HIGH STREET SU 9643 NE (north side) 12/136 The Pepper Pot (formerly 18.12.47 listed as Town Hall) GV II

Former Town Hall. Dated 1814, by John Perry; stair tower added 1890s. Stuccoed with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, the lower storey open. 3 x 3 bays, the shorter sides canted and so forming elongated octagonal plan. South elevation: projecting central bay. On ground floor, round-arched arcade with rusticated columns on plinths, imposts and archivolts, the central arch larger. First floor: band, broken in centre by date plaque; 3 sashes with glazing bars in reveals with projecting sills, central sill moulded. Oversailing eaves to octagonal roof. Central 2-stage tower with clock (by Richard Steadman of Godalming) to metalled lower stage, and Tuscan-columned cupola above housing bell and with dome surmounted by finial. Returns: ground floor arcades have large central arches, that of left return with inserted 6-panel door and fanlight with radial glazing bars; 1st floors have central sash with glazing bars flanked by round-arched recesses. Rear: windows are all blind; on right, added cantilevered stair-tower with rounded corner, strings, 6-pane window, cornice, and flat roof.

Listing NGR: SU9685443826


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2148 IOE Records taken by Adam Watson; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Adam Watson. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Watson, Adam

Rights Holder: Watson, Adam


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