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Foxhill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Earley, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4452 / 51°26'42"N

Longitude: -0.9419 / 0°56'30"W

OS Eastings: 473628

OS Northings: 172333

OS Grid: SU736723

Mapcode National: GBR QTK.HC

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.MXDZ

Entry Name: Foxhill House

Listing Date: 19 September 1983

Last Amended: 4 August 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41437

Location: Earley, Wokingham, RG6

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Earley

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Earley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

EARLEY

SU77SW WHITEKNIGHTS PARK
1921/4/6 WHITEKNIGHTS PARK
19-SEP-83 Foxhill House

(Formerly listed as:
WHITEKNIGHTS PARK
WHITEKNIGHTS PARK
Foxhill (formerly listed in the parish
of Shinfield))

II*

Large house in landscape surround, now students hall of residence. 1868
by Alfred Waterhouse and built for himself. Red brick, diaper patterning
and with much cut brick moulding, plain and fish scale tile roof with
cresting, irregular large chimneys with offset heads, one gabled semi-
dormer right of centre, one half hipped semi-dormer left of centre.
High Victorian Gothic style.
2 storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration; all sashes without glazing
bars. Main features of entrance front. 3 gable projections one to left
which is also gabled on re-entry, one centre at right, one in centre
with stained and traceried window to staircase; enclosed gabled entrance
porch with buttresses and moulded arch to right of staircase projection.
Garden front:- similar style with gable to left, 4 bays lean to verandah
and large conservatory to right. Interior: 3-flight staircase in entrance
hall with arched balusters, carved panels and moulded handrail; stained glass stair window. Large hooded fireplace on clustered columns with carved capitals in hall. Attic stairs with elaborate balustrade and arcade to landing. Panelled principal ground floor rooms with chimneypieces. Panelled first floor chamber with coved ceiling. Billiard room with lantern light. Glazed conservatory.
B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.203.

Listing NGR: SU7362872333

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