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136, 138 and 140, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2358 / 51°14'8"N

Longitude: -0.5718 / 0°34'18"W

OS Eastings: 499805

OS Northings: 149480

OS Grid: SU998494

Mapcode National: GBR FCK.D82

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.16LH

Entry Name: 136, 138 and 140, High Street

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288964

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

(South Side)

8/100 Nos 136, 138 and


Houses, now shops below and offices above. Dated 1883 with C2O shop fronts below.
Red/orange brick with terracotta and painted stone dressings; plain tiled roofs
obscured by parapets and gable. Four storeys with rendered plat bands at first,
second, third and parapet heights. Stone-coped kneeler to ends of parapet and
decorating gable to centre which contains diamond-shaped panel. Decorative
multiple stacks to ends and centre under corbelled tops of star-shaped pattern.
Three bays across with outer bays canted and rising from first floors to parapet
and crowned by turret roofs under iron finials. Prominent rainwater heads and
down pipes flank outer bays. Each canted bay comprises one 6-pane, glazing-bar
sash window in each face on the third floor under cornice moulding and with apron
panel below, and one segmental-headed plate sash in each face on second floor
below over similar apron panel. Segmental-headed plate sashes in each face of
each bay on first floor with moulded sills forming part of cornice over ground
floor. Centre bay between projecting outer bays comprises one square sash window
on third floor in rendered, quoined surround over terracotta apron panel decorated
with flowers, one segmental-headed plate sash window on second floor with zig-zag
decoration on lintel and terracotta panel below and one plate sash window under
segmental hood mould and in architrave surround on the first floor. C20 shop
fronts across the ground floor with 3 round-headed arched lights to left, two to
right and round-headed doors to centre and right.
An imposing building included for group value.

Listing NGR: SU9980349477

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