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Ashridge Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wokingham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.4207 / 51°25'14"N

Longitude: -0.8311 / 0°49'51"W

OS Eastings: 481376

OS Northings: 169727

OS Grid: SU813697

Mapcode National: GBR D7K.SVB

Mapcode Global: VHDX2.KK07

Plus Code: 9C3XC5C9+7H

Entry Name: Ashridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41783

Location: 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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SU 86 NW
(North side)
10/20 Ashridge Farmhouse
G.V. II*
Farmhouse. Late C16, extended late C19. Timber framed, part tile-hung,
part brick, part weatherboarded. Old tile cross gabled roof. Lobby
entry, 4 cell plan, extensions on north east. 2 storeys, cellar and
attics. Fine, large, central chimney with 4 octagonal brick shafts,
moulded star shaped brick caps and weathered coping on square stack.
Each gable has a 3-light leaded casement, diminishing in size
on each floor, with a small opening light in centre top part. Road
front:- double gabled with moulded bargeboards. Rendered ground floor,
weatherboarded above. Projecting, closed, gabled porch in centre;
rendered, and with the original, repaired planked door in a moulded
frame which is a replica of the original which still exists behind in
the former position. Small 3-light overlight. Interior:- virtually
unaltered. Newel stair the whole height. Doors mostly original in
heavy moulded and chamfered frames. Dining room:- chalk fireplace
with Tudor arch in square head; former bread oven on right, small
spice cupboard with original door and hinges on left. Drawing room:-
chalk fireplace with flat head, moulded and carved with ball flower
ornament. A date on the 2 jambs of 1575, and a date and inscription
on the top reads '16RS.PS58RP.' spice cupboard with door on right.
Chimney piece of fluted pilasters with panelled overmantel. Remainder
of room has C17 panelling and moulded cornice. Stained glass in
window facing south of 4 diamond leads with fleur-de-lys on each
side pane; '1.P' in the top pane and '1576' in the bottom pane.
Upper floors contain several original doors in moulded frames and
fireplaces. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.309.

Listing NGR: SU8137669727

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