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Sulhamstead House thames Valley Police Training College thames Valley Police Training College (Sulhamstead House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Reading, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.4191 / 51°25'8"N

Longitude: -1.0794 / 1°4'46"W

OS Eastings: 464108

OS Northings: 169302

OS Grid: SU641693

Mapcode National: GBR B4K.XKW

Mapcode Global: VHCZH.7LPG

Plus Code: 9C3WCW9C+J6

Entry Name: Sulhamstead House thames Valley Police Training College thames Valley Police Training College (Sulhamstead House)

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40018

Location: Sulhamstead, West Berkshire, RG7

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Sulhamstead

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Sulhamstead Abbots and Bannister with Ufton Nervet

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 66 NW
3/38 Thames Valley Police Training
25.10.51 College (Sulhamstead House)

House, now police training centre. 1748, rebuilt in the early C19 with further
alterations in 1852 and 1910. Painted stucco with hipped slate roofs. Central
3 storey 3 bay block with set back 2 storey wings. Plinth, first floor cill
band, cornice, coped parapet, and paired end stacks to central block and wings.
Central 2 storey, 3 bay tetrastyle Ionic portico with triangular pediment.
Lead downpipes and rainwater heads. 9 bays; glazing bar sashes with architraves
and cornices. Central enclosed porch and two 3-panelled doors with bracketed
cornice. Rear similar without portico. North-east front of 4 bays. Low early
C19 additions to south-west. Interior: largely 1910. Early C18 style panelled
entrance hall with coupled Doric pilasters, screen of coupled Doric columns,
and bifurcating staircase with balcony on to central landing. Other rooms with
early C18 style panelling, fireplaces, and plaster ceilings. V.C.H. (Berks),
Vol.3, pp. 306-7; B.O.E. (Berks), p.232.

Listing NGR: SU6410869302

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