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ESTATE OFFICE AND STAFF QUARTERS TO WARGRAVE MANOR

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: ESTATE OFFICE AND STAFF QUARTERS TO WARGRAVE MANOR

List entry Number: 1118143

Location

ESTATE OFFICE AND STAFF QUARTERS TO WARGRAVE MANOR, WARGRAVE HILL

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

County:

District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wargrave

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41378

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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WARGRAVE WARGRAVE HILL SU 77 NE (north side) 2/43 Estate Office and Staff Quarters to Wargrave Manor GV II Water tower, coach-house and stable block. Now estate office and staff quarters for Wargrave Manor (q.v.). The water tower is disused. Late C19, altered mid C20. Red brick in Flemish bond and English bond; plain tile roofs; slate roof over former stables. Courtyard plan; the former coach-house on the south is larger than the former stables which form the north and east sides of the courtyard. The former grooms' accommodation forms the west side. The tower adjoins the former coach-house on the west. One and a half storeys and one storey. Tower: 2 stages. Angle buttresses to lower stage which is much taller than the top stage. The top stage projects on deeply moulded brick corbels and has a pyramidal roof with pierced gablets; a dentilled, moulded eaves cornice and false timberwork with roughcast infill; a 5-light small-paned window on the south. The lower stage has windows with small panes; on the south front a tall narrow window with wide transoms and above this a round-headed window with a semi-circular brick arch. A similar window is repeated in pairs at this level on other fronts. The tower is joined to the main block by a small one storey link with moulded and coved wooden eaves cornice and 2-light window on south. Main block south front: projecting plinth, moulded brick string, moulded brick eaves and coved wooden eaves soffit with moulded fascia. Bell turret with clock and weather-vane. Casement windows with glazing bars. 2 large gables with false timberwork and roughcast infill. Roof dormer with long catslide roof and 5-light window. Gable on left has 2-light window in the apex, a 3-light window below, and a large semi-circular moulded archway under, flanked by 2 large, 3-stage buttresses with semi-circular bases. Right hand gable has similar timberwork but with balcony at upper level on a large carved bracket and with plain iron balustrade; large central door with glazing bars, flanked by 2-light windows. Above the balcony is a large wooden bracket which carried a bell; now missing. Two 2-light windows on the ground floor. Between the gabled bays a 3-bay section with 2 weathered buttresses and 3-light windows.

Listing NGR: SU7889379204

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National Grid Reference: SU 78893 79204

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