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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 41676
Location: Wokingham, Wokingham, RG41
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
WOKINGHAM HOLT LANE
SU 86 NW
10/31 The Holt
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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