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

Summary

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History

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Details

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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

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Legacy System number: 361499

Legacy System: LBS

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