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A Grade II Listed Building in Welford, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.437 / 51°26'13"N

Longitude: -1.4299 / 1°25'47"W

OS Eastings: 439720

OS Northings: 171044

OS Grid: SU397710

Mapcode National: GBR 6ZX.Z5L

Mapcode Global: VHC1V.54DQ

Entry Name: Wormstall

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39713

Location: Welford, West Berkshire, RG20

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Welford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Kintbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


10/27 Wormestall


Country House. Mid C19, Italianate. Ashlar with slate hipped roofs.
Double rectangle plan with west service wing. Main block 2 storeys and
basement, west wing 3 storeys and basement. Arcaded, bracketted and
corniced brick chimneys with stone cappings, impost blocks and keystones,
bracketted corniced eaves, channelled ground floor, vermiculated quoins,
voussoirs and keystones on ground floor, wide first floor band and moulded
plinth. North Elevation: main block, slight forward breaks on flanking
panels each with 2 plain sashes, central pair of coupled sashes flanked
by single sashes. On ground floor is a central closed porch with double
ionic columns supporting frieze, cornice and blocking course. Central
semi-circular headed double doors with bolection moulded panels in surround
of corinthian pilasters supporting moulded arch with keystone, approached
by 5 stone steps flanked by stone balustrade and urns. West wing: set
back slightly, plain finish with first floor band, 2 cross glazed sashes
on upper floors and 2 glazing bar sashes on ground floor. South Elevation:
Main block - 5 sashes on first floor each with sliding shutters in
architrave surrounds with shoulders, curved heads and key stones. On the
ground floor large canted bays of 3 sashes with bracketted cornices and
blocking courses flanking a central semi-circular headed french casement
with a surround of tuscan pilasters supporting frieze cornice and blocking

Listing NGR: SU3972071044

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