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The Old Bull and Bush

A Grade II Listed Building in Wokingham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.4107 / 51°24'38"N

Longitude: -0.8333 / 0°49'59"W

OS Eastings: 481241

OS Northings: 168606

OS Grid: SU812686

Mapcode National: GBR D7R.D50

Mapcode Global: VHDX2.HSVY

Entry Name: The Old Bull and Bush

Listing Date: 12 November 1951

Last Amended: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41684

Location: Wokingham, Wokingham, RG40

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wokingham

Built-Up Area: Wokingham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wokingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/02/2014

SU 8168 NW
(North side
18/24 No.37 (The Old Bull and
Bush, including Nos. 1-10 Bush Walk) formerly listed as
12.11.51 The Bush Hotel
Former inn, now shops. Late C15, extended C17, extended and altered
late C18, C19 and C20. Part timber framed, part painted brick, part tile hung;
slate roof over front section, old tile gabled roofs at rear. U-plan; front section
probably 4 framed bays originally, with yard entry second bay from left
and now covered in. 9 framed bays in eastern rear wing, the middle 3
bays the former hall, and 3 framed bays in western rear wing, with brick
former stables on end. Front section 3 storeys and cellar, rear wings
1 1/2 and 2 storeys. Road front:- 3 bays. Sash windows with glazing bars
on tile hung upper floors. 2 large flanking chimneys. Ground floor of
rusticated rick piers between large C20 windows with glazing bars, and
supporting frieze and dentilled cornice. Yard entry formerly in centre bay,
now to left. Rear wings:- on the west 2 framed bays
of 2 storeys with thin framing on first floor and painted brick infill,
2 and 3 light C19 casements; central chimney on ridge. On the right and
at end of this 1 1/2 storeys painted brick former stables with 2 gabled hay
loading bays breaking eaves with planked doors. C20, 2-light metal
casements on ground floor. On the east 2 storey wing of timber framed
bays rendered and painted. 2 tall chimneys on rear slope. 3 large,
early C19 sash windows with glazing bars on ground floor; C19 irregular
2-light casements on first floor. Interior:- most of remaining timber
frame visible in eastern wing, with heavy beams and joists, jowled posts
and arch braces. Sooted roof timbers in hall section. A 2 cell cellar
probably C15 in part under front section partly of brick and conglomerate,
with arched recesses under chimney and pointed niche in north wall.

Listing NGR: SU8123268584

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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