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Boathouse on Thursley Lake Including Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1463 / 51°8'46"N

Longitude: -0.6838 / 0°41'1"W

OS Eastings: 492162

OS Northings: 139381

OS Grid: SU921393

Mapcode National: GBR FDK.1XW

Mapcode Global: VHFVZ.3GB3

Plus Code: 9C3X48W8+GF

Entry Name: Boathouse on Thursley Lake Including Walls

Listing Date: 3 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439574

Location: Thursley, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Thursley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Thursley

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 93NW THURSLEY C.P. WITLEY PARK

8/243 Boathouse on
3/5/73 Thursley Lake
Including Walls

II

Formerly listed in Witley C.P.
Boathouse. 1897 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Whitaker Wright, The Financier. Ashlar
below with rendered cladding in end gables and plain tiled roofs. T-shaped plan
with short arm projecting into lake. Lake front elevation - Central pedimented bay
projecting on paired Doric pilasters with strapwork Cartouche in tympanum and
pedestal below. Circular steps project into the lake from the centre of the
pedestal plinth with flights to either side connecting to stone paved balcony in
front of two-windowed ranges flanking central projecting range. C20 casements
to either side between Doric pilasters and under eaves cornice. Semi-circular
projections to ends with turned wooden balusters over, flanked by scrolls. Centre
door to lower level leading to boathouse under, further entrance above with stone
flagged passage back to bank. Bankside Elevation - Modillion eaves cornice over.
Central entrance flanked by two columns in antis and under large arched Carolean
porch hood on elaborate carved scroll brackets. Gabled pediments to return fronts
with plasterwork cartouches. Semi-circular arched openings to basements with
voussoirs over, and double wicket gates across the front. Curving quadrant
retaining walls to ends of boathouse along the bank with scroll decorated steps.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.531.


Listing NGR: SU9216239381

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