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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
Plus Code: 9C3X37VP+HM
Entry Name: Oak Garth the Garth
Listing Date: 19 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244059
English Heritage Legacy ID: 448776
Location: Haslemere, Waverley, Surrey, GU27
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
Oak Garth and The Garth
(Formerly The Garth)
SU 93 SW 10/51
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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