KIRBY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1221220
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1951
Statutory Address:
KIRBY HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
KIRBY HOUSE

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Inkpen
National Grid Reference:
SU 37531 63209

Details

INKPEN Kirby House SU 36 SE 15/35 10.9.51 II* G.V. Country House. C18 with C19 and C20 additions. Grey brick with red dressings and red chamfered raised quoins; hipped tiled roofs. Double pile with later addition to south east. 2 storeys and attic. North East block; early C18 with moulded brick cornice at base of parapet and symmetrically-spaced stacks. South West block; Late C18 with moulded timber eaves cornice, three cambered headed dormers and flanking chimneys. North East Elevation: 5 glazing bar sashes with cambered heads and exposed box frames, the central three in a slight break forward of the facade which carries up to a raised parapet with pediment and central semi-circular headed sash. Central door with semi-circular fanlight under curved hood on cut brackets. North West Elevation: left hand block has three glazing bar sashes with cambered heads above large square parapetted 2 window bay to left and half glazed door in doorcase of composite fluted half columns under brackets supporting curved pedimented hood, one narrow glazing bar sash to right of this. Right hand block has three glazing bar sashes with cambered heads on upper floor and one sash to left and blocked venetian window with raised brick dressings to right. B.O.E. Berkshire, P.159. V.C.H. Vol.iv.P.200.

Listing NGR: SU3753163209

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
394826
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 200
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 159

Legal

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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