Old Rectory


Heritage Category:
Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
The Old Rectory, Englefield Road, Theale, Reading, RG7 5AS


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Statutory Address:
The Old Rectory, Englefield Road, Theale, Reading, RG7 5AS

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

West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 64075 71323


SU 6471 7/5

THEALE ENGLEFIELD ROAD (south-west side) Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Rectory)



Rectory. Dated S.S. 1830 on rainwater heads. Bath stone ashlar with hipped slate roof. Square plan. Two storeys.

West front: plinth, plat band, cornice, parapet and four stacks. Five bays, centre three slightly projecting; glazing bar sashes. Central six-panelled door, bottom two flush, and rectangular radial fanlight. Stone doorcase consisting of unfluted Doric columns supporting triglyph frieze and triangular pediment.

South front: triangular pediment over centre three slightly projecting bays with circular panel in tympanum. Five bays. Ground floor two bay projecting rectangular bay window to right with cornice and parapet.

East front: five bays. Central half glazed door with overlight.

Interior: quiet early C19 interior with fret ornament on architraves.

Listing NGR: SU6407971327


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British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 5 February 2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html


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

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Date: 30 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07629/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard D. Chandler. Source Historic England Archive
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