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5, Wharf Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newbury, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4014 / 51°24'4"N

Longitude: -1.3227 / 1°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 447209

OS Northings: 167142

OS Grid: SU472671

Mapcode National: GBR 81Z.2DJ

Mapcode Global: VHCZK.112K

Entry Name: 5, Wharf Street

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Last Amended: 2 September 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396267

Location: Newbury, West Berkshire, RG14

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Newbury

Built-Up Area: Newbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Newbury St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1. WHARF STREET
5127
No 5
(Formerly listed as offices of
Messrs Louch Belcher and Co)
SU 4767 SW 6/227 29.9.50

II*


2.
Early-mid C18 town house, style of James Clarke of Newbury (master builder). Three
storeys. Five windows. Red brick with dentil eaves cornice. Parapet with pilasters
on quoins and central round-arched recess. Plain plinth and floor bands. Early
C19 wooden doorcase with reeded pilasters and short sections of frieze carrying
projecting cornice; panelled door approached by steps. Good interior with panelled
entrance hall with fluted pilasters, and staircase with carved brackets, moulded
handrail and turned balusters. Old panelling in upper rooms. In the late C18
wing at the rear the 1st floor room has a good Corinthian Venetian window, 2 Adam-
style doorways and a moulded plaster frieze.
(Newbury Buildings Past and Present 50-51).


Listing NGR: SU4720867140

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

Description

1. WHARF STREET
5127
No 5
(Formerly listed as offices of
Messrs Louch Belcher and Co)
SU 4767 SW 6/227 29.9.50

II*


2.
Early-mid C18 town house, style of James Clarke of Newbury (master builder). Three
storeys. Five windows. Red brick with dentil eaves cornice. Parapet with pilasters
on quoins and central round-arched recess. Plain plinth and floor bands. Early
C19 wooden doorcase with reeded pilasters and short sections of frieze carrying
projecting cornice; panelled door approached by steps. Good interior with panelled
entrance hall with fluted pilasters, and staircase with carved brackets, moulded
handrail and turned balusters. Old panelling in upper rooms. In the late C18
wing at the rear the 1st floor room has a good Corinthian Venetian window, 2 Adam-
style doorways and a moulded plaster frieze.
(Newbury Buildings Past and Present 50-51).


Listing NGR: SU4720867140

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