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Russell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.236 / 51°14'9"N

Longitude: -0.5721 / 0°34'19"W

OS Eastings: 499781

OS Northings: 149498

OS Grid: SU997494

Mapcode National: GBR FCK.D5T

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.16DC

Entry Name: Russell House

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288935

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)

8/73 & 5/73 Nos. 137 and 139
1/5/53 (Russell House)


House, now shop and offices. Early C18. Incised colourwashed render cladding over
wood and glass shop front below; plain tiled hipped roof end-on to street. Two
storeys and attics with rusticated angle quoins dentilled eaves cornice and plat
bands over ground and first floors. Stacks to rear. Large late C19/C20 flat
roofed 4-light casement dormer with diamond panel decorations on end jambs. Three
bay front below with three 12-pane unhorned glazing-bar sash windows, some with
old glass, on the second floor in lugged architrave surrounds. Three plate glass
sash windows on the first floor on architrave surrounds and under cornice hoods.
Shop front across the ground floor with glazed doors in recess to right and
panelled doors to left. Wooden attached flitted Ionic columns to ends of ground
Birthplace of John Russell R.A. 1745-1806, Guildfords most famous watercolourist.

Listing NGR: SU9978449498

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

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