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Oak Garth the Garth

A Grade II Listed Building in Haslemere, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.094 / 51°5'38"N

Longitude: -0.7133 / 0°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 490202

OS Northings: 133528

OS Grid: SU902335

Mapcode National: GBR DCS.6J6

Mapcode Global: FRA 96D7.7Y9

Entry Name: Oak Garth the Garth

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448776

Location: Haslemere, Waverley, Surrey, GU27

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Haslemere

Built-Up Area: Haslemere

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Haslemere

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

HIGH LANE
1.
5393
(South-West Side)
Oak Garth and The Garth
(Formerly The Garth)
SU 93 SW 10/51
II GV
2.
Late C19 by J.W. Penfold; originally one house. Irregular 2-storey building with
4 bays on entrance front and a further set back right bay. High pitched tiled
roof with tall brick chimneys, banded tile hung 1st flor, red brick below. Windows
vary according to function, leaded casements of 2, 3 or 5 lights, some with transoms.
Left bay wider and gabled. Projecting gabled entrance bay has open porch with
many-chamfered pointed arch under hoodmould. Garden front more regular with larger
windows, 1st and 3rd bays projecting under gables.
This house was the home of Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins O.M. the joint Nobel prizewinner
celebrated for his work on nutrition and contribution to the theory of vitamins.
House is listed mainly for its association with him.

Listing NGR: SU9020233528

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

Description

HIGH LANE
1.
5393
(South-West Side)
Oak Garth and The Garth
(Formerly The Garth)
SU 93 SW 10/51
II GV
2.
Late C19 by J.W. Penfold; originally one house. Irregular 2-storey building with
4 bays on entrance front and a further set back right bay. High pitched tiled
roof with tall brick chimneys, banded tile hung 1st flor, red brick below. Windows
vary according to function, leaded casements of 2, 3 or 5 lights, some with transoms.
Left bay wider and gabled. Projecting gabled entrance bay has open porch with
many-chamfered pointed arch under hoodmould. Garden front more regular with larger
windows, 1st and 3rd bays projecting under gables.
This house was the home of Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins O.M. the joint Nobel prizewinner
celebrated for his work on nutrition and contribution to the theory of vitamins.
House is listed mainly for its association with him.

Listing NGR: SU9020233528

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