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The Watts Memorial Cloister

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2177 / 51°13'3"N

Longitude: -0.6316 / 0°37'53"W

OS Eastings: 495668

OS Northings: 147394

OS Grid: SU956473

Mapcode National: GBR FCN.P4F

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.0NGB

Entry Name: The Watts Memorial Cloister

Listing Date: 14 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288319

Location: Compton, Guildford, Surrey, GU3

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Civil Parish: Compton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Compton

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


3/62 The Watts Memorial Cloister


Cloister. Designed and built in 1911 by Mary Seton Watts. Red brick
with stone plinth, hipped Roman pantiled roof. Rectangular, single
storey with left hand range canted forward at an angle. Twenty bays with
a series of interlacing round headed arches on square, four sectioned piers
with flat Abaci and square piers, or four columns with blocked in capitals.
Wider entrance bay to left of centre, six bays from left end. Lead screen
gates with cross and scroll, Celtic style, decoration, approximately 2½ feet
high. Opposite the gates on the rear wall of the cloister is a wall
monument of terracotta to G F Watts. Three bays, centre one projecting
between half columns with Art Nouveau capitals. Braced base. Flanking
bays contain classical figures, recumbent effigy of Watts to centre.
Further tablet to Mary Watts. The graves are outside and immediately
opposite the cloister entrance.

Listing NGR: SU9567247392

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