PROSPECT HOUSE, PROSPECT PARK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113398

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

Statutory Address: PROSPECT HOUSE, PROSPECT PARK, BATH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PROSPECT HOUSE, PROSPECT PARK, BATH ROAD

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 68795 72730

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Details

BATH ROAD 1. 5128 (North Side) Prospect House, Prospect Park SU 67 SE 16/21 22.3.57. II 2. Late C18. To south: Large formal composition with greatly projecting centre which has flanking side wings terminating in semi-domed segmental bays. 2 storeys. Stucco. Stucco string at 1st floor level. Moulded stone cornice and blocking course. Hipped slate roof. Centre block has a hexastyle Ionic portico across it of Portland stone on raised stone base; balustrade mentioned in previous list removed. Glazing bar sash windows, 5 on 1st floor and 4 on ground floor with balustraded panels below in recessed openings under portico. Central door with radiating wreathed fanlight and strip pilaster frame, acanthus leaf capitals and cornice. Returns of centre break have full height canted bays plus 3 ranges of windows. West bay window has verandah balcony on 1st floor. Side wings have short 2 storey link of 1 window (3 light in recessed segmental arch on ground floor) and end pavilion with large segmental bay of 3 windows. All ground floor windows have recessed panels under cills. West end of rear block has end piars with blind oculi on 1st floor and niches on ground floor. To north: Servants quarters. 3 storeys (note change of floor levels). Symmetrical wings each of 4 windows. Colourwashed brick. Central recess with a large arched stair window and single storey outer hall between wings with later Porte Cochere (fluted Greek Doric portico) and plain arched doorway. Contemporary decoration to hall. Good contemporary iron balustrade to stair; colonnaded landing 1st floor. Interior plan with apsed ends to hall and drawing room meeting at right angles results in unusual features. Good decoration.

Listing NGR: SU6879572730

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38758

Legacy System: LBS

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