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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: 1117462



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


District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sonning

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41165

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14/1 The Bull Hotel 26.1.67 GV II*

Inn. Late C16 with C19-C20 addition projecting in front and at right angles on right hand. 2 storeys, timber framed with painted brick infil, colour washed brick ground floor front, old tile roof, gabled, irregular brick chimneys. West front has 5 irregular bays, in the first, second and fourth bays from left hand is upper projecting bay with gabled head. Second bay has cill supported on central bracket. 3-light early C19 wood casement windows left hand bay is over 3-light wood casement with door adjoining, the second over a similar 4-light window flanked by doors. The right hand half has a chimney with lean-to over lower part, and gabled bay to right hand. Interior has timber frame almost complete with all floor beams and joists chamfered and stopped with exception of service end. First floor casements are positioned in original openings, with original shutter grooves. Original window opening, now blocked but with diamond mullions, remains ground floor left hand rear north end. Queen post roof with clasped purlins, original rafters and large curved windbraces. B.O.E.Berkshire p.221. V.C.H. Vol lll,p.210.

Listing NGR: SU7567375521

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 210
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 221

National Grid Reference: SU 75673 75521


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