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Ardon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.186 / 51°11'9"N

Longitude: -0.6189 / 0°37'8"W

OS Eastings: 496618

OS Northings: 143883

OS Grid: SU966438

Mapcode National: GBR FD2.DD1

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.7G44

Entry Name: Ardon House

Listing Date: 18 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291458

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: Godalming

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
Ardon House

Offices,formerly public,house previously house. Late C16 or early C17 timber-
framed building refronted c.1859 when it became a Railway Tavern. Stuccoed with
mansard slate roof, the right side elevation tile hung with bands of curved
tiles. 2 storeys and attics; 2:2:4 windows. Attic windows are triple pedi-
mented dormers. 1st floor has 1 triple casement with pediment over and apron,
central window with cornice and blank with surround identical to right side
window on the left hand side. Ground floor has curved pediment on brackets and
4-panelled door. Ground floor has 4 windows with moulded architraves. Left
side has 3-light canted bay through 2 floors and lower cement rendered wing with
tiled roof and C19 white brick extension. Interior has 1st floor rooms with
cross beams with 2 wide chamfers and lambs tongue stops, jowled posts curved tie
beams and queen post roof. Early C18 2-fielded-panel door. In the early C19
this house was the home of the naturalist and taxidermist Waring Kidd, thought
to be responsible for naming Godalming as the Valley of the Nightingales.

Listing NGR: SU9661843883

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