CULHAM COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1118167
Date first listed:
01-Aug-1952
Statutory Address:
CULHAM COURT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CULHAM COURT

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

District:
Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Remenham
National Grid Reference:
SU 78929 83800

Details

WARGRAVE CULHAM SU 78 SE 1/35 Culham Court 1.8.52 II* Large country house in landscaped park overlooking. River Thames. 1771, built for Robert Mitchell. Brick, stone string over plinth, stone string at ground floor cill level, moulded and bracketted cornice, brick parpaet with stone coping, mansard slate roof dormers and several chimneys. 2 storeys attics and basement. Entrance front:5 bays of which the centre 3 project slightly with pediment, and bull's eye window in tympanum. Sash windows 3 panes high on first floor, 4 panes high on ground floor, except the right hand upper in projection which is 5 panes high; half glazed central door in stone Tuscan Palladian surround, approached by 5 moulded stone steps flanked by dwarf walls with stone coping and stone blocks as stops. North-west and south-east:fronts have 5 bays each, the north west has 3 dormer windows. River front: 5 bays similar to south west front except for windows which have stone architraves, the outer ground floor windows have cornice and pediment: the 3 centre ground floor windows are tall, the outer 5 panes high with cornice, the centre a French casement with cornice and pediment. Interior: is coeval except for some fireplaces. The saloon in centre of north east front has an enriched plaster ceiling, the dining room has a wrought iron scroll balustrade with moulded mahogany handrail. The first floor corridor is divided into squares by slender pilasters supporting flat quadripartite vaulting. George III with the queen and princesses visited house in 1804. V.C.H. Vo.III. p.192.

Listing NGR: SU7892983800

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
41327
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 192

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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