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ARBORFIELD COURT

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: ARBORFIELD COURT

List entry Number: 1118123

Location

ARBORFIELD COURT, SWALLOWFIELD ROAD

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

County:

District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Arborfield and Newland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41429

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ARBORFIELD AND NEWLAND SWALLOWFIELD ROAD SU 76 NE (south-east side)

9/25 Arborfield Court

II

Large country house, now divided in 2 units. 1904 by Fairfax B. Wade, in a free William and Mary style. Red brick with orange dressings; rendered panels between head and cills of windows; tile hipped roof with extended brick end stacks. 2 storeys and attics. Plinth, giant pilaster panels, wood modillion eaves cornice and 6 dormers the outer pairs hipped, central pair flat headed. Entrance front: 3 central bays project with further projection in central bay which includes pediment gabled stair tower; central bay panelled through 3 storeys with recessed dressed arch above triple keystone. 2 storey octagonal wood oriel with rendered panels between first and attic floors. 9 bays, cross casements in outer 3 bays on each side six light casements flanking central bays. All leaded. Recessed arched entrance with large recessed open segmental pediment, infilled at sides and panelled. Panelled double doors, latticed over light and sidelights; brick centre supporting pediment. The whole flanked on either side by small one storey projecting pavillions. Garden front in similar style with projecting wings. Interior:- return staircase in panelled well with barley sugar balusters. B.O.E. (Berks) p.66. V.C.H. Vol.III p.202.

Listing NGR: SU7584166472

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 202
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 66

National Grid Reference: SU 75841 66472

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