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Latitude: 51.4568 / 51°27'24"N
Longitude: -0.8489 / 0°50'56"W
OS Eastings: 480073
OS Northings: 173718
OS Grid: SU800737
Mapcode National: GBR C5T.N5N
Mapcode Global: VHDWW.7NK2
Entry Name: Hurst Lodge
Listing Date: 1 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117439
English Heritage Legacy ID: 41212
Location: St. Nicholas, Hurst, Wokingham, RG10
Civil Parish: St. Nicholas, Hurst
Built-Up Area: Hurst
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Hurst
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 87SW ST NICHOLAS HURST BROADCOMMON ROAD
6/7 Hurst Lodge
Country House. Early C17 with later alterations and additions, brick,
old tile roof.Formerly U-shaped indicated by flanking gabled wings on
south-east front projecting from main part, space between wings filled
by C20 addition. 2 storeys. Right hand gable has three 4-light wood mullioned and
transomed windows in ground floor, a large central 3-light casement on first floor
and a carved stone hound on bracket in centre of gable, a relic of the Barker
family who formerly owned the house. Left hand gable generally similar but with 2
first floor and one attic window, its windows altered to sashes with glazing bars
in C18. To left hand of this front is an C18 two storey, 2 bay extension with
cornice and parapet which forms part of the south west front of the same date.
The latter is red brick with a small stone cornice and parapet, 5 bays, the 3
centre bays under a pediment with false semi-circular window in tympanum. This
block has a slate roof. The glazed central door has an arched radiating fanlight
and a rusticated stone surround with engaged Doric columns, broken entablature,
pulvinated frieze and open pediment.
North west front has a moulded brick string at first floor and old tile roof. To
right hand and centre are 6 bays with 3 hipped dormers with 2-light leaded
casements, lower windows are 4-light wood mullioned and transomed, some leaded
some C20, and 6-panelled door in second bay from left hand. To left hand of this
section a large brick chimney with rectangular shafts and beyond two further
similar bays. At the north end of this front is a service wing at right angles,
generally similar in character. 3-light segmental headed casements on ground
floor and oval leaded radiating window on first floor in 2 original bays
Interior has C17 oak panelling in hall and staircase of similar date with turned
dumbell balusters, and a C17 carved wood coving in nursery first floor, but not
in original location.
VCH p.249. B.O.E.Berkshire p.210.
Listing NGR: SU8007373718
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