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HADLEIGH HOUSE

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.

Name: HADLEIGH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1205492

Location

HADLEIGH HOUSE, 19, SHEET STREET

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40548

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 9676 NE 3/57

SHEET STREET (East Side) No 19 (Hadleigh House)

4.1.50.

II* GV Late C18, 3 storeys, attic and basement, dark red brick on projecting basement, and projecting 3 course band over the 2nd floor windows crowned by 1 course of stone, plain parapet with stone coping and mansard roof of small slates, flanking chimneys. There are 3 dormer windows in the attic with architrave frames and small cornices, 5 square windows on the 2nd floor and 5 windows on the 1st floor. The 1st, 3rd and 5th window on these floors has a pair of Venetian shutters. On the ground floor there are 4 windows with plain scolloped blind cases, and a 6 panelled central door with a rectangular fanlight over, concentric, radiating and wreathed glazing pattern enriched with cast lead ornament. The doorcase has a plain outer surround with entablature, engaged Ionic columns, entablature with modillioned cornice and pediment, 8 stone steps with plain wrought iron handrails. The house is set back from the road and has a brick wall with central gateway with brick piers, stone capping and contemporary wrought iron lamp holders. The wrought iron gate is described by Strakie Gardner on page 188. (English Ironwork of the XVIlth and XVIIIth Centuries). There is a wing to the right hand 2 storeys, brick, parapet with stone coping, 2 windows on the 1st floor and 1 window on the ground floor. Interior retaining good original features, open string staircase, cornices, doorcases, dado panelling and fireplaces.

Nos 17 and 19 are designed as group.

Listing NGR: SU9691676582

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gardner, S, English Ironwork of the 17th and 18th Centuries188

National Grid Reference: SU 96916 76587

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