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St Nicolas House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newbury, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4007 / 51°24'2"N

Longitude: -1.3261 / 1°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 446979

OS Northings: 167067

OS Grid: SU469670

Mapcode National: GBR 81Z.1L7

Mapcode Global: VHCZJ.Y2T1

Entry Name: St Nicolas House

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395885

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. WEST MILLS
5127 (south side)

No 3 (St Nicolas House)
SU 4667 SE 5/209 29.9.50

II* GV


2.
Early-mid C18 town house, style of James Clarke of Newbury (master builder) with
mid C18 (before 1768) extension at rear. Early C19 extra addition on south side
and mid C19 range to west (No 4 qV). Early C18 stable range south of house was
formerly separate, but is now incorporated with the outbuildings of No 3. Two storeys.
Doube-fronted with 5 windows. Tiled roof. Blue-grey bricks with red brick
dressings. Pilaster strips on quoins carrying dentil brick cornice. Parapet with
pilaster strips and blind, arched panels. Gauged, semi-elliptical arched, flush
framed sash windows with exposed boxing, glazing bars and brick aprons to 1st floor
windows. Good doorcase with open pedimented hood carried on consoles ornamented
with cherubs' heads. Round-arched, architraved doorway with round-arched, radial
fanlight and raised and fielded panel door. Mid C18 range at rear with ½-hipped
tile roof, flush framed sash windows with glazing bars and mostly C19 openings to
ground floor. Early C18 stables with hipped tile roof, timber framed and brick
with cement finish, and 3 light mullioned casement windows to 1st floor.
Interior of main house with mid C18 staircase with one twisted, one fluted and one
plain baluster to each step. Two re-set, late C18 chimney pieces.


Listing NGR: SU4697967067

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

Description

1. WEST MILLS
5127 (south side)

No 3 (St Nicolas House)
SU 4667 SE 5/209 29.9.50

II* GV


2.
Early-mid C18 town house, style of James Clarke of Newbury (master builder) with
mid C18 (before 1768) extension at rear. Early C19 extra addition on south side
and mid C19 range to west (No 4 qV). Early C18 stable range south of house was
formerly separate, but is now incorporated with the outbuildings of No 3. Two storeys.
Doube-fronted with 5 windows. Tiled roof. Blue-grey bricks with red brick
dressings. Pilaster strips on quoins carrying dentil brick cornice. Parapet with
pilaster strips and blind, arched panels. Gauged, semi-elliptical arched, flush
framed sash windows with exposed boxing, glazing bars and brick aprons to 1st floor
windows. Good doorcase with open pedimented hood carried on consoles ornamented
with cherubs' heads. Round-arched, architraved doorway with round-arched, radial
fanlight and raised and fielded panel door. Mid C18 range at rear with ½-hipped
tile roof, flush framed sash windows with glazing bars and mostly C19 openings to
ground floor. Early C18 stables with hipped tile roof, timber framed and brick
with cement finish, and 3 light mullioned casement windows to 1st floor.
Interior of main house with mid C18 staircase with one twisted, one fluted and one
plain baluster to each step. Two re-set, late C18 chimney pieces.


Listing NGR: SU4697967067

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