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BRAZENHEAD

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.

Name: BRAZENHEAD

List entry Number: 1117147

Location

BRAZENHEAD, BOTTOM LANE

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sulhamstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40013

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SULHAMSTEAD BOTTOM LANE (south-east side) SU 66 NW 3/35 Brazenhead 23.10.51 G.V. II House. Late C16 and early C17. Timber framed with red brick nOgging, brick and flint plinth, and old tile roof. Irregular H-plan with central framed bay flanked by 3 framed bays to north-west and 2 framed bays to south east. Twin gabled wings to south-west. 2 storeys. South-west front: curved braces, queen post trusses exposed in gable ends, ridge stack to right, large ridge stack to left with central square shaft flanked by 2 diamond shafts and moulded plaque to north-west, and end stack to left, at rear. One 3-light diamond leaded casement on each floor of right-hand gable end, one first floor 3-light diamond leaded casement in left hand gable end with ground floor 6-light mullioned and transomed windows beneath. Recessed centre mullioned and transomed windows beneath. Recessed centre with first floor 3-light diamond leaded casement and ground floor boarded door with C16 chamfered frame and lean-to timber porch. North-west front with early C19 Gothick oriel windows. Interior: late C16 staircase in centre bay and good C16 chamfered doorframes to right-hand bays. V.C.H. (Berks), Vol. 3, p.431; B.O.E. (Berks), p.232.

Listing NGR: SU6319869093

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 431
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 232

National Grid Reference: SU6320869093

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