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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: 1135908



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


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Peasemore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39971

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Hall house, now farmhouse. Early C15, altered and extended late C18; altered mid C20. Part timber-frame encased in brick, part brick. Plain tile roofs; hipped and half- hipped. Rectangular plan formerly of 5 framed bays, now U-shape with 2 extensions on south and lean-to extension on north. 2 storeys and cellar. 3 chimneys including one inserted chimney c1600. C19 wooden casement windows and mid-C20 metal casement windows, some with segmental brick heads. Extreme (South) front: dentilled brick eaves. Centre section of 3 bays with projecting stair turret on right; C20 plank entrance door in centre with hipped porch. l-bay half-hipped extension on left, similar extension on right. There is a dovecote in the roof on the east with the entry in the gable. Interior: Plain collar roof with trenched purlins. Former hall in 2 middle bays with high end on eastern side of centre hall truss which is arch-braced to the collar and heavily rooted.

Long wide windbraces. Some principal beams chamfered on ground floor with plain tops. The house was probably the Manor House. It is reputed to have been built by one of Chaucer's sons, Thomas.

Listing NGR: SU4582677124

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National Grid Reference: SU 45826 77124


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