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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: 1136331



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


District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lambourn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39452

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SU 3278 LAMBOURN MARKET PLACE (north side)

4/15 Nos 1 to 8

10.9.51 II

Almshouses. Founded by John Estbury in 1502, rebuilt by Henry Hippisley in 1852. Architect T. Talbot Bury. Re-constructed on original lines, a square courtyard group, 2 storeys brick, stone tile roof. A timber arcade surrounds the paved courtyard which has a well in the centre. A picturesque, unsymmetrical tower forms the entrance, 3 storeys, diaper brickwork battlemented parapet. Stone mullioned windows and arched entrance with stone band over, with inscription.

Pevsner, P.164-5 Murray, P.132 V.C.H. Vol. IV P.252-3

Listing NGR: SU3267278947

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 252-3
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 164-5
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 132

National Grid Reference: SU 32644 78995


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