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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: 1118194



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


District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ruscombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41288

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RUSCOMBE CASTLE END ROAD SU 77 NE (West side) 2/6 Northbury Farmhouse 1.8.52 G.V. II Manor house, now large house. Late C16. Altered C19 & C20. Timber frame with brick infilling. Old tile gabled roof with chimney to south of centre. H-plan with 3 framed bay crosswings on either side of central hall, now floored. C20 single storey extension at rear. East front : one framed bay gabled projections flanking centre part with one framed bay centre gable, each flanking gable has one irregular bay of C20 leaded casements, the centre gable 2 bays of similar casements on each side of central timber frame post, and between the centre gable and right hand projection is an upper 2-light similar casement; on the ground floor a C20 enclosed lean-to tiled porch with 3 bays 3-light C20 leaded casements, extending whole width between projections and with entrance opening at each end. V.C.H. Vol.III p.203 B.O.E. (Berkshire)p.209.

Listing NGR: SU7973676706

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 203
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 209

National Grid Reference: SU 79736 76706


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