Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1029339

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: BENCHWAY, 2, ABBOT ROAD


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Statutory Address: BENCHWAY, 2, ABBOT ROAD

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 99880 48967


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SU 94NE 3/1

GUILDFORD, ABBOT ROAD (South Side), No 2 (Benchway)

II House, 1910 by architects Clemence and Moon. Brown brick with red brick dressings and plain tiled roofs, hipped and half-hipped to ends. Complicated plan on sloping site, of two parallel staggered ranges with connecting link across centre and small pavilion to front forming courtyard. Two storeys with single storey pavilion. Triple, diagonal stacks to left under corbelled tops, further stacks to right and rear, on right hand gable end; smaller single stack to front right. Shaped gable end to left with small square windows on ground floor left and right. Larger 3-light window on return wall of gable, first floor, in chamfered surround and with diamond brick mullions. Single light window to left. Stack to centre in shallow break which extends asymmetrically to the right and contains round arched door in 4-step brick surround with tile-on-edge hood mould, impost mouldings and patterned brick chamfered surround. Six panel door with studs and carved shell-head upper panel. Connecting link to front centre:- hipped roof with iron weather-vane finial. Large 6-light, brick mullioned and transomed staircase window below. Wing projects to right with two diamond-pane windows on each floor facing the courtyard, and complicated hip-roofed dormers in multi-pitched roof facing the street. Pyramidal-roofed single storey pavilion to front left with spherical finial, deep eaves and chamfered corner facing in towards courtyard under stepped corbel courses. Interior:- Staircase-hall rising full height to centre, staircase has turned barley-sugar balusters.

Listing NGR: SU9988048967


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