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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.


List entry Number: 1113413



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


District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38792

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CASTLE STREET 1. 5128 (South Side) No 17 SU 7173 SW 2/51 22.3.57. II* GV 2. C16. 3 storeys. Timber framed with pebble dash stucco. Oversailing upper floors with moulded jetties on carved brackets. 2 gables with cut bargeboards and central pierced finials. Tiled roof. Ground and 1st floors have 2 casement windows with transomed and mullioned frames formed as 10 light projecting rectangular bays on small carved brackets. 2nd floor has small C18 Yorkshire sashes. Off- centre modern door under restored C17 porch with moulded wood cornice and pediment on square posts with segmental arched boards across openings, panelled wood guards each side with ornamental dog-gate. C17 8-panel double yard doors to left with 'porte batarde'. NB. windows have been restored and have modern casements but the frames are mainly original. C16 chimney with 5 tall diamond shafts. Early C19 rails across front. 2 storey later extension to rear and linking timber framed section; to south is a further 3 storey brick building of the early Cl9, a former warehouse. Cobbled and paved carriage path. Interior rearranged and at askew. Large hall with circa 1700 ramped stair with fat turned balusters and ball newel, uneven screen-arcade at base of stairs. Front room to west retains early C17 ceiling with pendants to moulded joists at junctions and main beam with carved panels. Queen post roof, one of which has C16 or C17 shoe incised on it.

Listing NGR: SU7133773209

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National Grid Reference: SU 71338 73211


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