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Astwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wokingham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.4128 / 51°24'46"N

Longitude: -0.8395 / 0°50'22"W

OS Eastings: 480804

OS Northings: 168836

OS Grid: SU808688

Mapcode National: GBR C6D.BLJ

Mapcode Global: VHDX2.DRK9

Entry Name: Astwood House

Listing Date: 12 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41781

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

SU 8068 NE
(North side)
Shute End
17/34 No.43 (Astwood House)
House. Early C18. Vitreous brick with red dressings, old tile gabled
roof. Central staircase plan. 2 storeys and basement. Flanking
chimneys, chamfered plinth. Moulded brick string at first floor level,
moulded brick eaves cornice. 3 bay front. Sash windows with glazing
bars, altered on ground floor. 6-panel central door with wreath
scroll knocker; 3-pane rectangular fanlight with delicate pattern
of circles. Door approached by flight of stone steps and landing at
right angles to front with wreathed iron handrail. Garage door to
right with casement over, set back to line of adjoining house, No.41
(listed separately 17/33). Interior:- 6 brick steps to basement
which has 2 brick vaults. Early Cl8 staircase, with stick balusters,
round moulded newels and plain handrail. Marble fireplace in dining
room. Queen strut roof with butt purlins, which may be earlier.

Listing NGR: SU8080468836

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

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