HOLYBROOK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1113420

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

Statutory Address: HOLYBROOK HOUSE, 63, CASTLE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HOLYBROOK HOUSE, 63, CASTLE STREET

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 71187 73068

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History

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Details

CASTLE STREET 1. 5128 (South Side) No 63 (Holybrook House) SU 7173 SW 2/65 22.3.57. II* GV 2. Circa 1750. 3 storeys and basement. Red brick. Moulded bracketed wooden cornice. Stone coped brick parapet. Hipped old tile roof now with top-lit attic. Glazing bar sashes, 5 ranges to upper floors. 6 panel central door on ground floor in arched opening with elaborate scroll fanlight. Moulded door surround with foliated enrichment in spandrels over; the whole framed in a large-scale Doric order of painted stone columns with block rustication, carrying moulded and ornamented entablature and pediment and standing on a wide stone step approached by modern path. Carved head on keystone. Lead fluted conical rainwater head to left of centre. Good interior now altered as offices. Staircase with -turned balusters and contemporary hall decoration (an Ionic column screen). Other rooms said to include a rococo ceiling to former music room with musical instruments in relief. Full basement storey to rear with central pedimented doorcase with scroll brackets. Cornice returned.

Listing NGR: SU7118773068

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38807

Legacy System: LBS

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