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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: 1119786



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


District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469340

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934/15/10019 Number 37, Chiltern Court


House, used as offices. 1879-80; by William Ravenscroft of Reading, for George May; altered C20. Polychrome grey, yellow and red brick with moulded brick strings and terracotta panels; clay plain tile roof, hipped and gabled. Tall grey brick stacks with yellow brick shafts and corbelled brick tops. PLAN: Entrance/stairhall and principal rooms on left [SE], and with service wing on right [NW]. Queen Anne style. EXTEPIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. Asymmetrical 1:3:2:3:3:3:2 bay NE front, three 3-window projecting wings, the left two gabled [gables rebuilt], the left with integral porch with elliptical arch, the centre with canted bay on ground floor, the right hipped and with wide dormer; moulded brick stings, the centre and left wings have yellow brick pilasters and moulded terracotta panels in a frieze between the strings. The left [SE] is similarly treated and has a large stack with yellow brick shafts and a moulded brick aedicule with moulded terracotta panels with vases of sunflowers. The SW garden front is similarly treated, of 3:2:3:4:1:3 bays, the right wing with Dutch gable, the centre canted and hipped, the left with large lateral stack with aedicifle, similar aedicule with vase of sunflowers between centre and right bays; wooden verandah between left and centre wings. Tall narrow moulded brick windows have key blocks in cambered arches and sashes with margin glazing bars in top sash. INTEPIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SU7044575111

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National Grid Reference: SU 70445 75111


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