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Kennet House

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Ilsley, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.526 / 51°31'33"N

Longitude: -1.2909 / 1°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 449292

OS Northings: 181025

OS Grid: SU492810

Mapcode National: GBR 80G.BFM

Mapcode Global: VHCYS.KXX1

Entry Name: Kennet House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 28 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39857

Location: East Ilsley, West Berkshire, RG20

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: East Ilsley

Built-Up Area: East Ilsley

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: East Ilsley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 48 SE
(South side)
Kennet House
25.10.51 (Formerly listed as Kennett
G.V. House and Stable block)

House. Early C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Red brick; hipped
tiled roof. Long rectangular plan running east/west- with 3 gabled
wings at right angles to south. 2 storeys and attic; plinth, moulded
band at first floor, rubbed brick flat arches to windows, bracketed
timber eaves cornice, central pedimented dormer on north, flanking
chimneys. North Elevation:- 8 glazing bar sashes with exposed box
frames, the 6 to the left in the original build and the 2 to the right
in a slightly later addition; 3 elaborate cast lead rainwater heads,
3 insurance plaques between 3rd and 4th sashes from left; 8 panel
door in 3rd bay from left with raised and fielded bolection moulded
panels in moulded architrave supporting frieze and keyblock flanked by
carved scroll brackets under cornice curved back in centre to support shell
pediment hood with cupid sitting on scroll at base of shell, 3 stone steps
to door. Interior:- C18 bolection moulded panelling to hall, landing, ground
and first floor rooms on east including bolection fire and door surrounds with
matching doors; open well stair with moulded handrail ramping up to square
newels and twisted balusters; rooms to west have dado panelling and plaster
cornice. B.O.E. Berkshire p.135.

Listing NGR: SU4930881032

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