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49, 51 AND 53, READING ROAD (A329)

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 49, 51 AND 53, READING ROAD (A329)

List entry Number: 1025291


49, 51 AND 53, READING ROAD (A329)

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cholsey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361501

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The following buildings shall be included:

CHOLSEY READING ROAD (A329) (East side) Nos 49, 51 and 53 SU 58 NE 2/118 II

3 cottages c1839. Probably by I K Brunel. Red brick with flint front and stone dressings. Gabled and hipped roof, probably Welsh slate under late C20 coating. Red brick stacks with diagonally-placed flues to right valley, left end and rear. Simple Tudor style. 2-storey, 3-window, range of 2-light stone- mullion windows with 3-light to 1st floor centre. This and ground floor windows have hood moulds. Central gable with loop-hole below apex projects slightly and is defined by stone quoins. Moulded string courses to both floors, and low parapet to side bays. Part-glazed doors to centre left and far right. Further windows, doors and extension to rear. Cottages were built by G.W.R. to house possibly the stableman and porter at the Wallingford Road, later Moulsford, Station. (A. Vaughan: Great Western Architecture: 1977, p196).

Listing NGR: SU5924485225

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Vaughan, A, A Pictorial Record of Great Western Architecture, (1977), 196

National Grid Reference: SU 59244 85225


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