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Culham Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Remenham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.5476 / 51°32'51"N

Longitude: -0.8631 / 0°51'47"W

OS Eastings: 478929

OS Northings: 183800

OS Grid: SU789838

Mapcode National: GBR C4M.YC4

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.0C2G

Entry Name: Culham Court

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41327

Location: Remenham, Wokingham, RG9

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Remenham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Remenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 78 SE
1/35 Culham Court
Large country house in landscaped park overlooking. River Thames.
1771, built for Robert Mitchell. Brick, stone string over plinth,
stone string at ground floor cill level, moulded and bracketted cornice,
brick parpaet with stone coping, mansard slate roof dormers and several
chimneys. 2 storeys attics and basement. Entrance front:5 bays of which
the centre 3 project slightly with pediment, and bull's eye window in
tympanum. Sash windows 3 panes high on first floor, 4 panes high on
ground floor, except the right hand upper in projection which is 5 panes
high; half glazed central door in stone Tuscan Palladian surround,
approached by 5 moulded stone steps flanked by dwarf walls with stone
coping and stone blocks as stops. North-west and south-east:fronts
have 5 bays each, the north west has 3 dormer windows. River front:
5 bays similar to south west front except for windows which have stone
architraves, the outer ground floor windows have cornice and pediment:
the 3 centre ground floor windows are tall, the outer 5 panes high with
cornice, the centre a French casement with cornice and pediment.
Interior: is coeval except for some fireplaces. The saloon in centre
of north east front has an enriched plaster ceiling, the dining room
has a wrought iron scroll balustrade with moulded mahogany handrail.
The first floor corridor is divided into squares by slender pilasters
supporting flat quadripartite vaulting. George III with the queen and
princesses visited house in 1804. V.C.H. Vo.III. p.192.

Listing NGR: SU7892983800

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