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Latitude: 51.2135 / 51°12'48"N
Longitude: -0.8034 / 0°48'12"W
OS Eastings: 483673
OS Northings: 146712
OS Grid: SU836467
Mapcode National: GBR DB3.TZ4
Mapcode Global: VHDY2.1R3M
Plus Code: 9C3X657W+9J
Entry Name: Farnham Library, Vernon House
Listing Date: 26 April 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1258122
English Heritage Legacy ID: 444388
Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9
Civil Parish: Farnham
Built-Up Area: Farnham
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Farnham
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2020
SU 8346 NE
WEST STREET (south east side)
No. 28 (Vernon House)
(Formerly listed as No. 28 (Vernon House) WEST STREET)
C16 altered C18 and later. U-shaped street front of two storeys. Rendered. Projecting plinth. Plain wall face carried up to parapet with stone coping. Hipped old tile roof. Flanking wings, shortened in C18, each with two windows on first floor, two windows on ground floor. In centre wing, three windows and one small window above; two windows and one small window below. Six-panel central door with panel reveal and doorcase of fluted Doric engaged columns, entablature broken forward over columns and pediment. One segmental stone doorstep. Two cast lead rainwater heads in angles with date of 1727 probably indicate completion of rebuilding of courtyard, new windows and doors. Original C16 stepped brick chimneys on west side of west wing. The south front unsymmetrical with two-storey segmental bow to left hand.
Charles I slept here at Vernon House on his way to trial, 20th December 1648 (plaque on west wing). Within, walls are partly panelled in oak. C16 to C17 tempera wall painting in upper north-west room.
Nos 18, 37, 43, 45 and all the listed buildings on the south-east side from Nos 19 to 46 (consec) (including wrought iron screen before Vernon House), form a group.
Listing NGR: SU8366246715
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