WASING PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155947
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
WASING PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WASING PLACE

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wasing
National Grid Reference:
SU 57714 64347

Details

WASING WASING PARK SU 56SE 6/16 Wasing Place

GV II

House. J. Hobcraft. 1770-3, rebuilt internally and slightly altered after fire. South front: grey brick headers, stone quoins and window dressings, plat bands at cill levels; large triangular pediment over centre 5 bays with stone coping and circular window in tympanum, and parapet with stone coping. C20 stainless steel roof with 4 stacks. Palladian house with wings set back to right and left, both reduced from 2 to one storey. 2 storeys and attic; 5 bays with one bay wing to left and 3 bay wing to right, glazing bar sashes. 2 central half glazed doors with architrave and plain rectangular fanlight; semi-circular ashlar porch with 2 steps, 2 Doric columns and pilasters supporting entablature with fluted frieze and paterae, and dentil cornice. North front: as south front but of brown brick and circular window in tympanum of pediment with carved swags to right and left. 13 steps with iron railings to central blocked doorway, now window, with moulded architrave, and scrolled brackets supporting segmental pediment. Wings set back to right and left, each with Venetian window. Interior: much rebuilt but includes some re-used materials from Pendarpes Hall, Cornwall.B.O.E.Berkshire.p.259.

Listing NGR: SU5761864348

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39661
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 259
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 3 Berkshire,

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