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Chiltern Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Thames, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4706 / 51°28'14"N

Longitude: -0.9872 / 0°59'13"W

OS Eastings: 470445

OS Northings: 175112

OS Grid: SU704751

Mapcode National: GBR QH8.C8

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.T9ZH

Entry Name: Chiltern Court

Listing Date: 22 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469340

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Thames

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 77 NW READING ST PETER'S AVENUE

934/15/10019 Number 37,
Chiltern Court

II

House, used as offices. 1879-80; by William Ravenscroft of Reading, for George May; altered C20. Polychrome grey, yellow and red brick with moulded brick strings and terracotta panels; clay plain tile roof, hipped and gabled. Tall grey brick stacks with yellow brick shafts and corbelled brick tops. PLAN: Entrance/stairhall and principal rooms on left [SE], and with service wing on right [NW]. Queen Anne style. EXTEPIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. Asymmetrical 1:3:2:3:3:3:2 bay NE front, three 3-window projecting wings, the left two gabled [gables rebuilt], the left with integral porch with elliptical arch, the centre with canted bay on ground floor, the right hipped and with wide dormer; moulded brick stings, the centre and left wings have yellow brick pilasters and moulded terracotta panels in a frieze between the strings. The left [SE] is similarly treated and has a large stack with yellow brick shafts and a moulded brick aedicule with moulded terracotta panels with vases of sunflowers. The SW garden front is similarly treated, of 3:2:3:4:1:3 bays, the right wing with Dutch gable, the centre canted and hipped, the left with large lateral stack with aedicifle, similar aedicule with vase of sunflowers between centre and right bays; wooden verandah between left and centre wings. Tall narrow moulded brick windows have key blocks in cambered arches and sashes with margin glazing bars in top sash. INTEPIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SU7044575111

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