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23, 25, 27 and 29, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2352 / 51°14'6"N

Longitude: -0.5762 / 0°34'34"W

OS Eastings: 499501

OS Northings: 149404

OS Grid: SU995494

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.K50

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.Y6SZ

Entry Name: 23, 25, 27 and 29, High Street

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288915

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holy Trinity

Built-Up Area: Guildford

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

(North Side)

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


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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