OLD MUSEUM BLOCK AT CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1190406
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1991
Statutory Address:
OLD MUSEUM BLOCK AT CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL, HURTMORE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD MUSEUM BLOCK AT CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL, HURTMORE ROAD

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Waverley (District Authority)
Parish:
Godalming
National Grid Reference:
SU 96429 45149

Details

GODALMING HURTMORE ROAD SU 9645 SW (south side, off) 5/151 Old Museum Block at Charterhouse School GV II Former museum, carpentry workshop, lecture theatre and classrooms; now classrooms and lecture theatre. Dated 1890 altered. Bargate rubblestone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. 1 and 2 storeys. At west end, 2 parallel ranges, gable-end on (former museum), fronted by single-storey 8-bay arcade with a 1- storey, 2-bay block at either end; to rear (east) of this is slightly taller theatre. In modified Gothic style having plinths; quoins; offset buttresses; 2- centred-arched, quoined openings; roll-mounted strings; raised verges with coping and multifaced finials. West front: arcade has gabled buttresses and parapet broken by 2 recessed panels with mottoes and gableted, roll-moulded coping; inside arcade a board door or small-paned window to each bay. Rising above arcade the paired gables of the parallel ranges each have a large, transomed, 4-light window with triangular-headed lights and leaded glazing; between gables is gableted plaque with coat of arms and date. The single-storey blocks at each end of arcade have square-headed, 3-light windows. Rear: lecture theatre has one gable with polygonal corner stair towers with board doors; ground floor masked by pent-roofed infill addition; on 1st floor, windows of 3 lights flanked by 2 lights. Returns: former museum has full-length dormer windows with continuous small-paned glazing lights with round-arched tops. Lecture theatre on north side has three 3-light windows to 1st floor. Attached buildings to south not of special interest. M Seaborne, and R Lowe, The English School, Its Architecture and Organisation, Vol II, 1870-1970 (1977).

Listing NGR: SU9642945149

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
291427
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Seaborne, M, Lowe, R, The English School: Its Architecture and Organisation 1870-1970, (1977)

Legal

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

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Date: 29 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01137/27
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