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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
41437
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 16 May 2000
Reference: IOE01/01007/07
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