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Main Building and Two Side Wings of Berkshire College of Art

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.5241 / 51°31'26"N

Longitude: -0.7252 / 0°43'30"W

OS Eastings: 488538

OS Northings: 181346

OS Grid: SU885813

Mapcode National: GBR D6J.HG8

Mapcode Global: VHDWK.CYZH

Entry Name: Main Building and Two Side Wings of Berkshire College of Art

Listing Date: 29 September 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40753

Location: Windsor and Maidenhead, SL6

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Electoral Ward/Division: Belmont

Built-Up Area: Maidenhead

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Maidenhead St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(east side)

SU 8881 SE 29.9.80 Main building and two
4/41 side wings of
Berkshire College of


1895 by E J Shrewsbury, built as a Technical School. Red brick with terra cotta
dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Symmetrical composition in Flemish Renaissance style.
Main block of two storeys and basement, 4:3:4 windows. Taller projecting central
three-bay section surmounted by raised attic with scrolled flanks and decorative
pediment. Round-arched entrance in projecting porch with carved balcony over, having
central pedimented name panel. Eaves cornices and window detailing in terra cotta.
Fancy glazed sash windows. Tall conjoined chimney shafts. One storey side wings have
shaped gables with ball finials over lesenes.

The modern extension to the south wing is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SU8853881346

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

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