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24, Northbrook Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newbury, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4033 / 51°24'11"N

Longitude: -1.3241 / 1°19'26"W

OS Eastings: 447110

OS Northings: 167355

OS Grid: SU471673

Mapcode National: GBR 81S.VDN

Mapcode Global: VHCZC.0ZBM

Entry Name: 24, Northbrook Street

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395425

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. NORTHBROOK STREET
5127
No 24
SU 4767 SW 6/144 29.9.50

II* GV


2.
Early C16, altered; known as 'Jack of Newbury's House'. Former part of a courtyard
complex which covered the site of Nos 22 and 23. North facade to Marsh Lane retains
2-storey gabled end of main west range and part of lower 2-storey north wing. West
facade to Northbrook Street refronted early C19 to form unified fenestration with
the rest of the Jack Hotel (see No 23). Tile roofs with carved bargeboards. Timber
framed with close studding. Tudor herringbone nogging to 1st floor and gable.
Panels of modern brick infill to ground floor. Gable with jetties to 1st floor
and attic with bracketted, moulded bresummers. Blocked window in attic gable.
Five-light oriel window to 1st floor of gable with moulded mullions, and transom,
and bracketted sill. West front of stucco with 2 recessed sash windows with glazing
bars and modern shopfront. North return with C19 windows and blocked earlier openings.
West range of 2 bays with Queen post trusses, moulded tie beam and purlins; plain
wind braces. Central chimney stack of Tudor brick. Stone fireplace (covered up)
in 1st floor front room. Ground floor^with moulded ceiling beams. John Winchcombe
(alias Smallwood), the famous 'Jack of Newbury' was an early C16 clothier who had
a great weaving and dyeing works behind his house. Henry VII was entertained here
by Winchcombe.
(VCH Berkshire 4, 130).


Listing NGR: SU4711067355

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Description

1. NORTHBROOK STREET
5127
No 24
SU 4767 SW 6/144 29.9.50

II* GV


2.
Early C16, altered; known as 'Jack of Newbury's House'. Former part of a courtyard
complex which covered the site of Nos 22 and 23. North facade to Marsh Lane retains
2-storey gabled end of main west range and part of lower 2-storey north wing. West
facade to Northbrook Street refronted early C19 to form unified fenestration with
the rest of the Jack Hotel (see No 23). Tile roofs with carved bargeboards. Timber
framed with close studding. Tudor herringbone nogging to 1st floor and gable.
Panels of modern brick infill to ground floor. Gable with jetties to 1st floor
and attic with bracketted, moulded bresummers. Blocked window in attic gable.
Five-light oriel window to 1st floor of gable with moulded mullions, and transom,
and bracketted sill. West front of stucco with 2 recessed sash windows with glazing
bars and modern shopfront. North return with C19 windows and blocked earlier openings.
West range of 2 bays with Queen post trusses, moulded tie beam and purlins; plain
wind braces. Central chimney stack of Tudor brick. Stone fireplace (covered up)
in 1st floor front room. Ground floor^with moulded ceiling beams. John Winchcombe
(alias Smallwood), the famous 'Jack of Newbury' was an early C16 clothier who had
a great weaving and dyeing works behind his house. Henry VII was entertained here
by Winchcombe.
(VCH Berkshire 4, 130).


Listing NGR: SU4711067355

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