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Castle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.234 / 51°14'2"N

Longitude: -0.5736 / 0°34'25"W

OS Eastings: 499679

OS Northings: 149277

OS Grid: SU996492

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.KS2

Mapcode Global: VHFVN.07LW

Entry Name: Castle House

Listing Date: 1 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289061

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)
Nos 49 (Castle


House, now bookshop. Mid C18 with C19 alterations, C19 extensions to rear. Red/
brown brick with plain tiled roof obscured by later stone-coped parapets; rendered
extension to rear under hipped slate roof. Two storeys and attics over basement
on front range, single storey extensions to rear. Basement plinth below on front,
plat bands above ground and first floor with modillioned eaves cornice and angle
quoining. Ridge stacks to ends. Five-bay regular front with 6-pane attic sashes
under gauged-brick heads, 12-pane glazing-bar sash windows on the first floor,
some with old glass and four 12-pane windows on the ground floor. Central door with
4 fielded panels and 2 flush panels approached up two steps in deep panelled reveal
with fanlight over and impost mouldings on lintel. Roman Doric 2-column door
surround with open modillioned pediment over and wave decoration on column
pedestals. Single-storey extension to rear of square plan with large Tudor-Gothic
window on end wall of 4-lights under label moulding, each light under 4-centre arch
and with mullions composed of 3 thin shafts. Double casement doors to centre.
Interior:- some architrave mouldings to doorcases.

Listing NGR: SU9968249277

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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