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Parish Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Wokingham, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4123 / 51°24'44"N

Longitude: -0.8393 / 0°50'21"W

OS Eastings: 480820

OS Northings: 168781

OS Grid: SU808687

Mapcode National: GBR C6D.JLP

Mapcode Global: VHDX2.DRNP

Entry Name: Parish Rooms

Listing Date: 14 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41764

Location: Wokingham, Wokingham, RG40

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wokingham

Built-Up Area: Wokingham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wokingham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WOKINGHAM SHUTE END
SU 8068 NE
(South side)
17/19 Parish Rooms
14.10.86
G.V. II
Parish rooms. 1893. Brick with lighter brick dressings, steeply
pitched and gabled slate roof. L-plan with gables to north and east;
clock tower on north east corner. One and a half storeys, and 2
storeys. Large chimney with fluted shafts and clay pots on gable
on south and west sides. Mullioned and transomed windows. Reading Road front:-
3 stage tower on left: with pair of planked doors in recessed reveal
with 4-centred arch in lighter brick, ogee drip mould with floral cluster
at apex. Second stage with sash windows and inscription panel under.
Third stage has clock dial on east and north faces and moulded cornice
forming'base to bell turret. Bell turret has Doric canopy with stone
base; one engaged column on each corner, moulded wooden arched openings
on each face, with keystone and moulded cornice. Small semi-circular
metal dome surmounted by wrought iron weathervane. Section to right
of tower has 3 gables of unequal size, plinth and moulded brick eaves.
Station Road front:-large one bay gable on left, 3 linked cross
windows on ground floor, sash window over. Clock tower on right
set well back. 2 cross windows on return to tower. The Parish
Rooms and clock tower form a very important landmark at the west end
of the town.


Listing NGR: SU8082068781

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