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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1865 / 51°11'11"N

Longitude: -0.6158 / 0°36'56"W

OS Eastings: 496834

OS Northings: 143944

OS Grid: SU968439

Mapcode National: GBR FD2.F58

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.8FSR

Plus Code: 9C3X59PM+JM

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 18 December 1947

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291332

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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SU 9643 NE
(west side)
No 33 (Nos 1 and 2
The Priory)

House, now 2 dwellings. Probably late C16 rear wing; mostly mid-late C18, with
mid C19 additions. 2 storeys. 7 bays, 2:4:1, canted round corner, the 4
central bays C18 with C16 wing to rear right and C18 wing to rear centre; bays 1
and 2 a mid-C19 addition with rear wing; bay 7 a mid-C19 addition. Plinth;
sashes with glazing bars in reveals with gauged flat brick arches and project-
ing sills. 6-panel door to bay 3 in panelled reveal with pilastered architrave
having acanthus leaf capitals, frieze with end paterae and cornice; similar door
to bay 7, on left, the architrave roll-moulded and corniced. Bay 4 windows
tripartite, the first floor window Venetian, having 4-pane sashes flanking
central sash with glazing bars. Shutters to windows on ground floor of bays
4-6. Windows to bays 1 and 2 blind. Parapet. Roof over bays 3-6 has mansard
end on right; roof hipped at left end with stack; other stacks over bays 6 and
7. Rear: the C16 wing on left has tile-hung gable with one first floor window
in reveal and brick inner (right-hand) return with a leaded-light casement
window to each floor and another on ground floor replacing former door. Central
C18 wing has canted end with a Venetian window on each floor having sash windows
with glazing bars and architraves; stepped dentilled eaves; old chimney at
junction with front range. To right of this wing is narrow bay with small-pane
door in trellis porch below tile-hung first floor with sash with glazing bars in
flush wood reveal. C19 wing on right has a tripartite window on each floor with
4-pane sashes flanking 12-pane sashes, that on ground floor larger and in
trellised loggia with swept roof; stepped dentilled eaves; hipped roof with
gablet and lateral stack on right. Right return: C16 wing, masked on ground
floor by C20 additions (not of special interest), has square-panelled timber-
framing to first floor (No 2, The Priory) and small 2-light window; it is joined
to front range by C19 brick link bay which has round-arched first floor window.
Interior: No 1 The Priory has Imperial stair with stick balusters, moulded
handrails with spiral curtails, and wave-moulded treads; ground-floor rooms on
right have mid-late C18-style fireplace surrounds with acanthus leaf, festoon
and vase ornamentation. The C16 wing was at one time a pub, The Swan Inn.

Listing NGR: SU9683843836

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