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Oak Grove House and Attached Front Walls, Royal Military Academy

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandhurst, Bracknell Forest

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3392 / 51°20'21"N

Longitude: -0.7725 / 0°46'20"W

OS Eastings: 485602

OS Northings: 160728

OS Grid: SU856607

Mapcode National: GBR D8L.X3Q

Mapcode Global: VHDXH.KLHQ

Entry Name: Oak Grove House and Attached Front Walls, Royal Military Academy

Listing Date: 20 December 1972

Last Amended: 14 February 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489358

Location: Sandhurst, Bracknell Forest, GU15

County: Bracknell Forest

Civil Parish: Sandhurst

Built-Up Area: Sandhurst

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Sandhurst

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SANDHURST

SU86SE LONDON ROAD
674-1/18/170 (North West side)
20/12/72 Oak Grove House and attached front
walls, Royal Military Academy

(Formerly Listed as:
SANDHURST
Oak Grove House to west-south-west
of main building)

GV II

Officer's house. Dated 1810, by John Sanders, architect,
extended 1950.
MATERIALS: Painted render with ridge and front lateral stacks
and slate hipped roof.
PLAN: double depth plan.
STYLE: late Georgian style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement, 1:3-window range. Originally
square plan with matching 3-window sides, moulded first floor
cill band, cornice and parapet, now with side one window C20
extension.
Entrance front has steps, with wrought iron rail to right and
ramped, coped wall to left, up to right hand porch with
moulded coping, narrow flat headed doorway with overlight and
6-panel door, and iron overthrow lantern, to left shallow
single storey section projects with 3 narrow lights. Ground
floor windows have architraves with cornices, first floor
windows have eared architraves, to recessed 6/6-pane sashes,
blind window above the porch, with 2 reeded lead hoppers to
left inscribed G III R/1810.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having a dogleg stair
from an entrance lobby.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached basement area wall extends along
the right hand return, with corner moulded cast iron lamp
base.
HISTORY: with Lake House (qv), one of a pair of matching
lodges to the Old College (qv), for the Paymaster at the
college, and part of a fine group.
(PSA Drawings Collection, NMR, Swindon: Oakgrove House: 1950-:
ALD/248; Country Life: Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst:
London: 1969-: 1662; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N:
Berkshire: 1966-: 211).

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