THORPE'S BOOKSHOP

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1029262

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: THORPE'S BOOKSHOP, 170, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THORPE'S BOOKSHOP, 170, HIGH STREET

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

County: Surrey

District: Guildford (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 99922 49530

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 288975

Legacy System: LBS

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