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HINTON HOUSE

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: HINTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1117407

Location

HINTON HOUSE, HINTON ROAD

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

County:

District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Nicholas, Hurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41237

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 87SW ST NICHOLAS HURST HINTON ROAD (west side)

6/1 Hinton House 1.8.52 GV II*

Large House, now private School. Late C16, brick with vitreous diaper pattern, old tile roof, flanking chimneys with large rectangular bases and 3 octagonal shafts with moulded bases and moulded dentil heads. 2 storeys and attics. North front has large chimney to left, 2 irregular gabled bays to right and a chimney with 2 shafts and initials W.H. in vitreous brick. East front is double gabled, each with a 3-light mullioned attic window and a 2 storey angular bay below with old tile pent roof, mullioned and transomed windows, 6-lights in front on first floor, 9-lights on ground floor, both 2-lights wide on sides. Between the gables is a 2 storey porch with splayed corners and moulded capping. The first floor window has 6 lights in front and 2 lights on splays, and on ground floor an arched central opening with stone surround. South front has one bay of 6-light mullioned and transomed windows to right hand, a large chimney similar to that on north front, a small gabled bay to left hand of chimney with 3-light mullioned attic window and a 6-light mullioned and transomed window between ground and first floor levels, and a large irregular gabled bay further to left hand. All windows have brick mullions covered with Roman cement, all lights are leaded, mostly original with pattern of elongated octagonals and lozenges. Interior: Hall and C17 stairs have oak panelled dado, staircase has turned balusters and square newells with moulded finials. Ground floor drawing room has very good panelling, pilasters with flat ornament and moulded caps, frieze with carved grotesque animals,and above a dentil cornice. C17 fireplace with small double shafts in jambs and an elaborate carved overmantel with 2 large and 5 small panels containing circular wreaths and figures. Principal bedroom over drawing room has oak panelling now painted, moulded cornice, chimney piece of carved oak, overmantel with panels separated by small pilasters supporting a dentil cornice. VCH p.249 B.O.E.Berkshire p.210.

Listing NGR: SU8037974773

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 249
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 210

National Grid Reference: SU 80379 74773

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