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23, 25, 27 AND 29, HIGH STREET

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: 23, 25, 27 AND 29, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1029276

Location

23, 25, 27 AND 29, 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: 01-May-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 288915

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 9949SE & SU9949SW GUILDFORD HIGH STREET (North Side)

8/53 & 7/53 Nos. 23, 25, 27 and 1/5/53 29

GV II

Town house, now shops below, offices above. Early C18 Baroque with C20 alterations on the ground floor. Mottled yellow brick with red brick dressings and plain tiled roofs obscured by stone-coped parapets. Rectangular plan on corner site. Two storeys with tall attics and panelled stacks to ends. Regular front of 7 bays, the centre 3 bays in a pedimented break. Fine modillioned egg and dart cornice over the first floor and giant angle pilasters with triglyph and guttae patterned capitals decorated with egg and dart band. Lower parts of the pilasters now removed. Moulded brick coping to parapet with 7 sunk panels across and square corner newels. 7 attic sash windows in quoined red brick surrounds and under segmental gauged brick heads with Portland stone keystones; only the two left hand windows retain glazing bars. 7 sashes on the first floor in similar surrounds and with gauged-brick aprons below but only the two left hand windows retain glazing bars. C20 plate glass shop fronts across the ground floor. Right hand return front (facing Friary Street):- six bays with cornice breaking forwards over two end pilasters and two-bay centre projection. Two left-of-centre bays now blocked and no glazing bars survive in windows. Interiors - partitioned up with little surviving. Photographs in N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SU9950549408

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National Grid Reference: SU 99501 49404

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