THE GABLES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052183
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1992
Statutory Address:
THE GABLES, READING ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GABLES, READING ROAD

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Cholsey
National Grid Reference:
SU 59231 85183

Details

The following building shall be added:-

CHOLSEY READING ROAD SUSBNE 2/10001 The Gables GV II

Former station hotel/tavern. c1841, probably by I.K. Brunel for the Great Western Railway. Painted red brick with stone dressings. Slated roofs with 2 steeply pitched gables, having projecting eaves and bargeboards, to each facade; tall brick chimney stacks, 2 rising from ground floor through gables. Square plan with 2 bays to each facade. 2 storeys and attic. Main facade symmetrical with Tudor-arched entrance flanked by transom and mullion windows to ground and 1st floor; narrow vertically set window above entrance. Similar narrow windows to attic. Other facades in similar style with half glazed doors having intersecting tracery to glazing bars in Tudor arched doorways; platform elevation has remains of a canopy flanked by 2 canted bay windows. Interior retains staircase with turned newels and original panelled doors. This building is an early example of a station hotel; the platform, with only a simple shelter, was reached at the end of a sloping drive. It was originally named Wallingford Road, being-renamed Moulsford station in 1866 after the opening of the Wallingford Branch Line.

Listing NGR: SU5923185183

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
361499
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/10763/27
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