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Latitude: 51.2312 / 51°13'52"N
Longitude: -0.5709 / 0°34'15"W
OS Eastings: 499880
OS Northings: 148967
OS Grid: SU998489
Mapcode National: GBR FCK.LJ9
Mapcode Global: VHFVN.2B21
Entry Name: Benchway
Listing Date: 15 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029339
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288861
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1
Electoral Ward/Division: Holy Trinity
Built-Up Area: Guildford
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Shalford
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/12/2015
COUNTY OF SURREY
BOROUGH OF GUILDFORD
ABBOT ROAD (South Side),
No 2 (Benchway)
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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