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Riverside Garden Pavilion at Caversham Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Thames, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4678 / 51°28'4"N

Longitude: -0.9817 / 0°58'53"W

OS Eastings: 470833

OS Northings: 174809

OS Grid: SU708748

Mapcode National: GBR QJ9.L8

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.XCXL

Entry Name: Riverside Garden Pavilion at Caversham Court

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Last Amended: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38864

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Thames

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5128 (South Side)
Riverside Garden
Pavilion at
Caversham Court
(Formerly listed as
Caversham Court
SU 7074 11/263A 22.3.57.
Early to mid C17 probably. Said to bear date 1617. Built by the Lovedays
of Caversham Court. Reached by a raised walk (qv) from the main axial terrace
(qv). At the south-west corner of the garden. 2 storeys square plan, 1st
floor timber framed and entered from raised terrace. The ground floor forms
a battered basement and is built of brick. An early example of Flemish bond.
Hipped old tile roof. The 1st floor room, intended to give a view of the
river has original casement window of the "Ipswich" type to south and to east,
and an original 6 panel door. The west entrance to the ground floor room
has a rusticated surround of flint. The south side has a blind oculus which
possibly once had cruciform opening. Altered doorway to east. Formerly had
windvane dated 1663.

Listing NGR: SU7083374809

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