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Osbert House

A Grade II Listed Building in Peppard, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4769 / 51°28'36"N

Longitude: -0.9678 / 0°58'4"W

OS Eastings: 471781

OS Northings: 175834

OS Grid: SU717758

Mapcode National: GBR QM6.P0

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.54QM

Entry Name: Osbert House

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Last Amended: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39120

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Peppard

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Emmer Green

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/06/2014

SU 7175 10/279

OFF PEPPARD ROAD (North-West Side),
Osbert House

(Formerly listed as No 91 (Caversham Hall) PEPPARD ROAD (North-West Side) and No 91 (Caversham Hill) SURLEY ROW)



Early C19. Large 3 storey painted stucco villa, altered, with unusual 2 storey portico and verandah to south. Coupled Doric columns with entablature and low balustrade over. 1st floor verandah has slender coupled columns. Moulded cornice below 2nd floor, window cills with upright cresting along eaves. Smaller cornice and blocking course over 2nd floor and hipped slate roof. 3 windows on 2nd floor with either drip moulds or architraves, broken by shutters. 6-light transomed windows to ground and 1st floors. C20 8 panel doors in centre in plain raised surround. Later C19 extension to right - a 2 storey angled bay - and a further modern 3 storey brick extension to right. Interior arranged circa 1920s with oak panelling and dividing balustered staircase. The house is approached by a short avenue of lime trees from Peppard Road.

Listing NGR: SU7178175834

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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