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KENNET ORLEY

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: KENNET ORLEY

List entry Number: 1117271

Location

KENNET ORLEY, WOOLHAMPTON HILL

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Woolhampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39695

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WOOLHAMPTON WOOLHAMPTON HILL SU 56 NE (south side) 3/26 Kennet Orley

GV II

House. 1909 by Sir Mervyn Macartney in Free William and Mary style. Red brick with plat band brick quoins, gauged window heads with alternating projecting voussoirs, and keystones. Deep eaves with panelled soffit to hipped tile roof; 3 later hipped dormers with casements, and 3 asymmetrically placed panelled stacks. T-plan with one storey service wing to right. 2 storeys and attic; 5 bays with slight width differences between windows, leaded 2-light mullioned first floor windows, and leaded ground floor cross windows. Central rusticated porch has concave sides with round windows, 6-panelled door with radial fanlight, and cornice to flat roof. Garden front: roof hipped in 2 stages, with 3 later hipped dormers and C20 square dormer to left. 3 canted bays with leaded mullioned windows; central ground floor loggia with 4 Tuscan columns, 2 cross windows behind either side of central French casements, and segmental headed casements with keystones in right and left hand return walls. South-east front: 3 bays. Doors, porch and balcony are later additions. Interior: original plan, including staircase, remains; alterations include some later fireplaces and mouldings. This house was designed by the architect for himself. BOE, Berkshire, p. 312; The English House 1860-1914, G. Stamp, 1980, The Building Centre Trust, p.27 (including plan).

Listing NGR: SU5745467015

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 312
Stamp, G, The English House 1860-1914, (1980), 27

National Grid Reference: SU 57454 67015

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