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PARISH ROOMS

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: PARISH ROOMS

List entry Number: 1118011

Location

PARISH ROOMS, READING ROAD
PARISH ROOMS, SHUTE END
PARISH ROOMS, STATION ROAD

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

County:

District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wokingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41764

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WOKINGHAM SHUTE END SU 8068 NE (South side) 17/19 Parish Rooms 14.10.86 G.V. II Parish rooms. 1893. Brick with lighter brick dressings, steeply pitched and gabled slate roof. L-plan with gables to north and east; clock tower on north east corner. One and a half storeys, and 2 storeys. Large chimney with fluted shafts and clay pots on gable on south and west sides. Mullioned and transomed windows. Reading Road front:- 3 stage tower on left: with pair of planked doors in recessed reveal with 4-centred arch in lighter brick, ogee drip mould with floral cluster at apex. Second stage with sash windows and inscription panel under. Third stage has clock dial on east and north faces and moulded cornice forming'base to bell turret. Bell turret has Doric canopy with stone base; one engaged column on each corner, moulded wooden arched openings on each face, with keystone and moulded cornice. Small semi-circular metal dome surmounted by wrought iron weathervane. Section to right of tower has 3 gables of unequal size, plinth and moulded brick eaves. Station Road front:-large one bay gable on left, 3 linked cross windows on ground floor, sash window over. Clock tower on right set well back. 2 cross windows on return to tower. The Parish Rooms and clock tower form a very important landmark at the west end of the town.

Listing NGR: SU8082068781

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National Grid Reference: SU 80820 68781

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