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The Thunder House and Attached Garden Wall Running Approximately 15 Metres South to Munstead Orchard and Approximately 135 Metres to South East to Quadrangle

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1766 / 51°10'35"N

Longitude: -0.5996 / 0°35'58"W

OS Eastings: 497989

OS Northings: 142857

OS Grid: SU979428

Mapcode National: GBR FD8.57J

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.KPCD

Entry Name: The Thunder House and Attached Garden Wall Running Approximately 15 Metres South to Munstead Orchard and Approximately 135 Metres to South East to Quadrangle

Listing Date: 11 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291379

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: Busbridge

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 9742 & SU 94 SE
16/44 & 2/44

HEATH LANE (south-west side),
The Thunder House and attached garden wall running approx 15 metres south to Munstead Orchard and approx,135 metres to south-east to Quadrangle



Garden house and attached garden wall. 1895. By E Lutyens for Gertrude Jekyll. Bargate rubblestone with brick dressings. Plain tile roof to garden house. Garden house of triangular plan and 1-2 storeys with curving stone stair up to viewing level on garden (south) front, on left and archways to ground; other sides have openings now weatherboarded on west; coved eaves band below oversailing hipped roof, the north angle of the building flanked by angled buttresses. The garden wall has projecting rounded coping; it returns to Munstead Orchard (q.v.) to south and the south-east along Heath Lane where it is approx. 3 metres high and ramps down from the Thunder House and up again to terminate in Quadrangle (q.v.,formerly Miss Jekyll's potting sheds, now house); there is a round-arched doorway with studded board door next to the Thunder House and a rear entrance to Munstead Orchard; other inserted entrances and doorway next to Quadrangle. The Thunder House is situated at what was originally the end of Miss Jekyll's garden, and was used by her to observe thunder. The garden is listed as Grade I in the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (part 40, Surrey). Waverley Borough Council, Lutyens in Waverley p.3.

Listing NGR: SU9798942857

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