THE GARDEN GATE AND WALLS APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE STABLE BLOCK TO SWALLOWFIELD PARK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1118063

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: THE GARDEN GATE AND WALLS APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE STABLE BLOCK TO SWALLOWFIELD PARK, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: THE GARDEN GATE AND WALLS APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE STABLE BLOCK TO SWALLOWFIELD PARK, CHURCH ROAD

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

District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Swallowfield

National Grid Reference: SU 72941 65563

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SWALLOWFIELD CHURCH ROAD SU 76 NW (north-east side) The garden gate and walls approx- 8/38 imately 75 metres north-west of the stable block to Swallowfield 1.8.52 Park (formerly listed as Swallow- field Park and gateway from garden onto path leading to courtyard) G.V. II Doorway now garden gate and adjoining walls enclosing the kitchen garden. Late C17 gate by Talman stone. Architrave flanked by pilasters with garlands, broken segmental pediment with swags and drapes on carved brackets. The walls are C18 and early C19, brick, approximately 4 metres high with weathered top. The return section on the north-east has a plinth and rises to an elliptical curved top with dentil course, and has 3 square recesses panelled at high level ; and with segmental brick arches at low level. The garden gate was formerly a doorway in Swallowfield Park House. V.C.H. Vol.III p.267 B.0.E. (Berkshire) p.238.

Listing NGR: SU7294165563

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 41593

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 267
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 3 Berkshire,

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