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RAY LODGE

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: RAY LODGE

List entry Number: 1117586

Location

RAY LODGE, RAY PARK AVENUE

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Aug-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40762

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5130 RAY PARK AVENUE (west side)

SU 8981 SE 27.2.50 Ray Lodge 6/22 (formerly listed under listed under Bridge Road)

II

2. Now flats. Mid C18 3 storeys, and basement. Red brick with parapet and painted dentil cornice. Hipped slate roof and flanking chimneys. South front, 6 windows double hung sash with glazing bars, stone cills on upper floors. 4 windows on ground floor without bars, central timber Doric portico pediment cornices frieze on four fluted columns without bases and capitals and pilasters, approached by broad flight of twelve stone steps with simple iron railings. Central door flanked by 2 windows under portico. 4 windows in basement. North elevation six double hung sashes with glazing bars 2nd floor. 1st floor has four windows with glazing bars and central Palladian window under large gauged brick relieving arch, now partly covered by C19 service tower extension. Two flanking 2 storey Pavilions, brick with moulded wood cornice, each 3 windows and central chimney, and linked across front by a tall tuscan colonnade of nine bays. Slender wood columns on moulded plinths carried up to height of basement and ground floors. Centre breaks forward to form a portico with 2 columns widely spaced in front and 3 at sides. There are 3 columns on either side of portico and pilasters against the Pavilions.

Interior:- some internal shutters remain and decorative plaster ceilings and cornices Ionic columns in former ground floor reception room and Doric columns supporting 3 arches in original stair hall now altered. The whole has been converted into flats and main rooms divided by modern partitions. Pevsner p 175.

Listing NGR: SU8983981446

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 175

National Grid Reference: SU 89839 81446

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