FOXHILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1136050

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Aug-2000

Statutory Address: FOXHILL HOUSE, WHITEKNIGHTS PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FOXHILL HOUSE, WHITEKNIGHTS PARK

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

District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Earley

National Grid Reference: SU 73628 72333

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History

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Details

EARLEY

SU77SW 1921/4/6 19-SEP-83

WHITEKNIGHTS PARK WHITEKNIGHTS PARK Foxhill House (Formerly listed as: WHITEKNIGHTS PARK WHITEKNIGHTS PARK Foxhill (formerly listed in the parish of Shinfield))

II*

Large house in landscape surround, now students hall of residence. 1868 by Alfred Waterhouse and built for himself. Red brick, diaper patterning and with much cut brick moulding, plain and fish scale tile roof with cresting, irregular large chimneys with offset heads, one gabled semi- dormer right of centre, one half hipped semi-dormer left of centre. High Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration; all sashes without glazing bars. Main features of entrance front. 3 gable projections one to left which is also gabled on re-entry, one centre at right, one in centre with stained and traceried window to staircase; enclosed gabled entrance porch with buttresses and moulded arch to right of staircase projection. Garden front:- similar style with gable to left, 4 bays lean to verandah and large conservatory to right. Interior: 3-flight staircase in entrance hall with arched balusters, carved panels and moulded handrail; stained glass stair window. Large hooded fireplace on clustered columns with carved capitals in hall. Attic stairs with elaborate balustrade and arcade to landing. Panelled principal ground floor rooms with chimneypieces. Panelled first floor chamber with coved ceiling. Billiard room with lantern light. Glazed conservatory. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.203.

Listing NGR: SU7362872333

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 41437

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 203

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