The Old Bakery / Paradise Cottage

13 Aug 2000
The Old Bakery, 70 Rose Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1XU
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Paradise Cottage, 68 Rose Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1XU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WOKINGHAM ROSE STREET SU 8168 NW (North west side) 18/53 No.68 (Paradise Cottage) and No.70 (The Old Bakery) 2.10.69 G.V. II Hall house, now 2 cottages. Early C16, extended C19 and altered mid C20.

Part brick, part timber framed with brick infill, old tile gabled roof.

L-plan of 3 framed bays, former hall in centre, with extension at rear; formerly jettied on road front, now underbuilt in brick. 2 storeys.

Ridge chimney to right of centre. Irregular front, with moulded beam under first floor windows, probably re-positioned from former jetty beam.

No. 68 has two, C20, 2-light casement windows with glazing bars and C20 panelled entrance door flanked by 2 fluted pilasters and with a flat hood. No.70 has 2 pairs of C20 2-light casements on first floor, 2, 3-light on ground floor, all leaded; C20 panelled entrance door on right under small tiled lean-to hood. Interior:- part timber frame visible, plain principal beams with large plain joists on end framed bay, ground floor of No.70. Jowled posts and long arch braces on first floor.

Listing NGR: SU8139068770


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1945 IOE Records taken by Brian Steptoe; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Brian Steptoe. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Steptoe, Brian

Rights Holder: Steptoe, Brian


Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Hall House, Tudor Monument (By Form), House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House