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Latitude: 51.4441 / 51°26'38"N
Longitude: -0.9893 / 0°59'21"W
OS Eastings: 470337
OS Northings: 172159
OS Grid: SU703721
Mapcode National: GBR QGK.WS
Mapcode Global: VHDWS.SYVV
Entry Name: Coley Park House coley Park House Coley Park Lodge
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113457
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38886
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Minster
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: St Mark and All Saints, Reading
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Coley Park House
SU 7072 13/303
Early C19 (altered circa 1840). Architect D A Alexander. East front: 2 storeys
and central attic, rendered, balustraded parapet over cornice. End 2 bays
break forward on each side. 7 bay front, glazing bar sashes with raised upper
surrounds on guttae, and keystones. Porte Cochere off-centre left, also rendered,
of 2 arched bays. Small conservatory right of centre on twisted columns.
2 dormers, small extension to right. Original tripartite doorway with fluted
mullions, arcaded fanlight with Greek key pattern. Sungod mask (C18) above.
Glazed doors. South front 2 bays, 3 storey segmental bay and 3 bays. West
front: 3 bay arched loggia in centre with room over. Interior: flagged hall
with black corner lozenges. Staircase circa 1840 with arcaded 1st floor landing
each side (marble balusters). Ground floor bow window room has a fine, apparently
C18 (possibly reproduction) marble chimneypiece with harvesting scenes. Large
formal garden to west with terraced and apsed centre, steps, walls and hedges.
Circa 1800 piers at end of west wall.
Listing NGR: SU7033772159
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