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The Holt

A Grade II Listed Building in Wokingham, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4166 / 51°24'59"N

Longitude: -0.8425 / 0°50'32"W

OS Eastings: 480592

OS Northings: 169252

OS Grid: SU805692

Mapcode National: GBR C6D.3TY

Mapcode Global: VHDX2.BNZF

Entry Name: The Holt

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41676

Location: Wokingham, Wokingham, RG41

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 HOLT LANE
SU 86 NW
(South side)
10/31 The Holt
II
Large house, now girls' school. Late C16, extended and altered mid C17
and late C19. Brick with stone dressings part tile hanging; tiled gabled
roofs. U-plan with several gabled extensions. 2 storeys and attics. 4
large chimneys with rectangular bases, diamond shafts and offset heads.
Windows mostly C19 sashes, some with glazing bars in upper sash. North
front:- plinth, stone string course at second floor cill level. 3 gables
of different sizes with circular pierced and moulded bargeboards; 2
angular bays at first floor with moulded and dentilled cornices to lead
roofs. The one at left has a large moulded stone bracket in centre.
Windows C19 sashes and casements, irregularly spaced with rubbed brick
arches on ground and first floors; terra cotta cills throughout. C19
extension on right with dentilled and moulded terra cotta string, and
dentilled, painted wooden eaves cornice. Angled dormer on corner. 6
panel entrance door, top 2 glazed roughly in centre under second bay, with
stone lintel inscribed with 2 dates; 1648.1886. Interior:fine open well
staircase, probably of the 1648 date; 4 flights, square newels, with drop
finials, splat balusters, moulded handrail, and heavily moulded, closed string.
Former morning room, now deputy head's room contains early C18 panelling,
with small dentilled and moulded cornice; overmantel with semi-circular
niches either side, the one on the left is larger and has 3 serpentine
shelves. Some C17 and early C18 panelling in entrance hall. A simple
coupled oak roof with some heavy rafters.


Listing NGR: SU8059269252

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