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Sollys Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1859 / 51°11'9"N

Longitude: -0.6186 / 0°37'6"W

OS Eastings: 496640

OS Northings: 143870

OS Grid: SU966438

Mapcode National: GBR FD2.LF5

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.7GB7

Entry Name: Sollys Mill

Listing Date: 26 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291457

Location: Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Godalming

Built-Up Area: Godalming

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Godalming

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
(south side)
Commercial building to
north of Mill Lane
26.3.90 Engineering

Former hosiery factory. Early 1870s. Painted brick in Flemish bond, partly on
plinth of rubblestone with brick quoins and chamfered brick top course. Welsh
slate roof. 3 storeys, 8 x 2 bays. Ground floor: bays divided by columns which
support fascia board and cornice; 3-light transomed small-pane windows, that to
right bay bricked up. 1st and 2nd floors: bays defined by pilasters; 16-pane
windows to 1st floor, 8-pane windows above, all in reveals with projecting sills
and segmental brick arches. Hipped roof with broad stack at left end. Rear: on
ground floor each bay has recess with tall window as front, the lower sections
infilled (except to 2nd window from left), upper windows as before; 2nd bay from
left has reinforced glass to lower windows and 2nd floor fire door in former
window; 3rd bay from left has blocked ground and 2nd floor windows and 2nd floor
fire door; to right of centre, 2-storey pent-roofed outshut with 1st floor load-
ing door and window, 4-panel door, to right return and 1-storey outshut to left
return. Returns: blind ground floor except for segment-arched doorway to left
return, narrow windows with flat brick arches above 4-pane sashes to 1st floor,
2-pane sashes to 2nd floor. This was an early steam-powered hosiery factory:
the engine house and stack have now gone (John Janway pers-comm).

Listing NGR: SU9664043870

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

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