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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: 1118091



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


District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Finchampstead

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: 41552

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FINCHAMPSTEAD JUBILEE ROAD SU 76 SE (north west side) 12/4 East Court and adjoining wall 26.1.67 II Large house. C17 altered early C18 and in 1870 by Mr. John Walter. Part painted brick, part painted tile-hanging with courses of shaped tiles, probably on timber framing; tile roofs part gabled, half hipped and hipped. Irregular plan. 2 storeys and attics, large chimney stack to north west with some C17 brickwork. North east, entrance front:- main section has large chimney stack with battered sides on left and a large flanking chimney on the right; To the left of this is a C17 brick wall forming a dog-leg at right angles and adjoining the house approximately 36 metres long and 2 metres high. 2 bays on the right hand with gabled dormers over 2 sash windows with glazing bars on the first floor, and under the left hand window a half glazed door in wood Doric pedimented porch roughly in centre. To the right of the main section is a 2-storey lower wing with a gable of one bay to the right, sash windows with glazing bars. Interior:- The hall has C18 panelling and an C18 staircase with turned barley sugar balusters and moulded handrails. The house was formerly known as Cowdries, as is mentioned in a Court Roll of 1607. V.C.H. III p.242.

Listing NGR: SU7965163323

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 242

National Grid Reference: SU 79651 63323


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