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Quarry Hill House Incorporating Castle Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2332 / 51°13'59"N

Longitude: -0.5731 / 0°34'23"W

OS Eastings: 499717

OS Northings: 149189

OS Grid: SU997491

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.RWM

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.08WH

Entry Name: Quarry Hill House Incorporating Castle Walls

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289057

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

SU 99 49SE
(East Side)
8/192 Quarry Hill House
incorporating Castle


House, incorporating part of Guildford Castle walls. Walls C13, house early C20.
Chalk and Bargate stone walls, red brick and stone house with plain tiled roof.
Remains of tower to left set back from road with newer wall attached to front and
extending to left along Quarry Street for approximately 10 metres. Gate in right
hand return wall at junction with tower. House to right, behind, and part of wall
stepping down in three stages to right, each stage with one lancet window. House
of 2 storeys with modillioned eaves cornice and segmental pediment on centre of
Quarry Street front. Sandstone surround to mullioned 2-light casement window on
the first floor, 3-light stone-mullioned window below flanked by pier buttresses
under tile coping. Old arched oak door of 3 planks with studding and strapwork
hinges in elaborate Celtic style between buttresses to left. The remains of the
castle walls are believed to be part of the outer defence wall of the Castle
complex and are part of a scheduled Ancient Monument, Surrey Monument No. 1.

Listing NGR: SU9973349189

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