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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: 1156408



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


District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hurley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40904

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HURLEY SU 8284-8384 HIGH STREET (north side) 17/7 The Refectory 25.3.55 GV II*

Part of Refectory of Benedictine priory, now house. C12. altered C14, C16, C19 and C20. Flint and rubble with brick dressings and old tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. North front has one early C14 round-headed arch (the other 2 are now in the ownership of the adjoining property the Cloisters). To the right of this the other part of the front is irregular and has a part-brick infill panel, and C20 casement windows mostly of 2 and 3 lights. C20 roof lights. C20 entrance door and casements on west gable. South front has C20 leaded casements and 2 3-light windows on 1st floor and One 3-light window on ground floor. Interior has fine late mediaeval roof of 6 bays of large arch-braced collar roof trusses with the braces moulded and chamfered. Embedded in the wall, and now at 1st floor level, is the reused spandrel of a later mediaeval fireplace set upside down in the wall with fine rose carvings. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

V.C.H. Vol. III p.152 B.O.E. (BERKSHIRE) P157

Listing NGR: SU8259084102

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 152
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 157

National Grid Reference: SU 82590 84102


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