SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE (SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1117110
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE
Statutory Address:
THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE
Statutory Address:
THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE (SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE)

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THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE
THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE (SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE)
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Location

Statutory Address:
SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE
Statutory Address:
THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE
Statutory Address:
THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE (SULHAMSTEAD HOUSE)

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Sulhamstead
National Grid Reference:
SU 64108 69302

Details

SULHAMSTEAD SULHAMSTEAD SU 66 NW 3/38 Thames Valley Police Training 25.10.51 College (Sulhamstead House) G.V. II

House, now police training centre. 1748, rebuilt in the early C19 with further alterations in 1852 and 1910. Painted stucco with hipped slate roofs. Central 3 storey 3 bay block with set back 2 storey wings. Plinth, first floor cill band, cornice, coped parapet, and paired end stacks to central block and wings. Central 2 storey, 3 bay tetrastyle Ionic portico with triangular pediment. Lead downpipes and rainwater heads. 9 bays; glazing bar sashes with architraves and cornices. Central enclosed porch and two 3-panelled doors with bracketed cornice. Rear similar without portico. North-east front of 4 bays. Low early C19 additions to south-west. Interior: largely 1910. Early C18 style panelled entrance hall with coupled Doric pilasters, screen of coupled Doric columns, and bifurcating staircase with balcony on to central landing. Other rooms with early C18 style panelling, fireplaces, and plaster ceilings. V.C.H. (Berks), Vol.3, pp. 306-7; B.O.E. (Berks), p.232.

Listing NGR: SU6410869302

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
40018
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 306-307
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 232

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: 23 Oct 2007
Reference: IOE01/15608/02
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