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THORPE'S BOOKSHOP

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THORPE'S BOOKSHOP

List entry Number: 1029262

Location

THORPE'S BOOKSHOP, 170, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 288975

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 9949NE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET (South Side)

5/109 No. 170 (Thorpe's Bookshop)

GV II Book shop, former Constitutional Hall. Early C19 with C20 extensions to rear. Colourwashed brick with stone-coped parapet obscuring plain-tiled roof. Three storeys, with stacks to rear. Regular front, two 15-Pane sash windows on second floor, two 20-pane sashes on the first floor below, both under gauged brick heads now painted over. Tripartite glazing-bar sash shop front window to ground floor left,with fluted end pilasters and flanking scroll brackets to blind box above. Arched entrance to right with chamfered piers,flanking pilasters supporting entablature above. Carved roses in spandrels of arch and with "Constitutional Hall" written on arch face. Greek-key patterned paving on floor of entrance hall to inner double, panelled, doors under fixed overlight. Interior:- C19 square banister staircase. C20 extensions to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SU9992249530

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National Grid Reference: SU 99922 49530

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