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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.

Name: WARGRAVE MANOR

List entry Number: 1155057

Location

WARGRAVE MANOR, WARGRAVE HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
WokinghamUnitary AuthorityWargrave

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41372

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WARGRAVE WARGRAVE HILL SU 77 NE (north side) 2/3 Wargrave Manor 26.1.67 II Large country house in landscaped park. Late C18 altered C19 and C20. Painted stucco, moulded chamfered quoins, moulding over second floor windows, hipped slate roof with several chimneys. Main block 3 storeys, wings 2 storeys. East front:main block has central segmental bay the whole height with hipped conical roof, 3 sash windows with glazing bars, flanked by single bays with similar windows: all windows have architrave surrounds, ground floor windows with C19 lights. This section has a Doric verandah with coupled columns supporting entablature across the whole front. Flanking wings have 2 upper sash windows and Venetian windows on ground floor, all with glazing bars. South front: C1860, has 5 bays repeating the design, central porch of angle pilasters supporting entablature and blocking course, arched central opening with plain double door and radiating fanlight. The west front has a large semi-circular terrace in front added C19, and has fine views over the Thames river valley. V.C.H. Vol.III. p.191 (Berkshire) p.258.

Listing NGR: SU7881079138

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Berkshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 258
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Ditchfield, P H and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire - Date: 1906 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 191

National Grid Reference: SU 78810 79138

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