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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.


List entry Number: 1117448



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


District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shottesbrooke

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41125

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SHOTTESBROOKE SHOTTESBROOKE PARK SU 87 NW 8/36 Shottesbrooke Park 11.04.72 G.V. II*

Country house in parkland. Late C16, mostly re-built late C18, 'Gothicised' early C19. South-west wing removed, and south-west front re-modelled in 1958 by Viscount Esher (Lionel Brett). Brick with some diamond patterning from the older work; stuccoed dressings. Low pitch slate roof. Formerly H-plan, now rectangular. 3 storeys and attics. Rendered plinth, moulded cornice, embattled parapet. Octagonal turrets at the corners, terminating in embattlements rising above parapet level. Cornice broken forward around turrets. Sash windows with glazing bars and brick arches under hoodmoulds. Windows on east front are similar but with stuccoed, eared, architrave frames. Entrance (east) front: Centre section of 3 bays with one bay projecting wings each side, 'Gothic' entrance loggia across the Whole width of the centre section: three, 4-centred arched openings and behind a central 2-panelled entrance door in panelled doorcase with broken pediment over. A blind opening either side of entrance door painted black with glazing bars painted on. South front of 3 bays. West (garden) front, remodelled in similar style. Interior: C16 wall panelling in bedrooms on second floor, re-positioned during the C18 rebuilding. In the bedroom on the north-east corner of the same floor is a blocked round-headed window from the C16 building. Third bedroom on second floor has cast iron hob fireplace with hot water tanks, with a marble surround. Bedroom on south-east corner has marble fireplace with foliage enrichment, reeded pilasters and cornice; centre piece a basket of flowers and a moulded marble shelf. The first and second bedrooms on the first floor have C18 wall panelling. Late C18 staircase with plain square newels and turned balusters; panelled dado. The original staircase and a fine C18 plastered ceiling in the former drawing room, were removed with the south-west wing. V.C.H. vol.III p.164. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.217.

Listing NGR: SU8407977212

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 164
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 217

National Grid Reference: SU 84079 77212


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