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Description: Breach House
Date Listed: 19 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247964
OS Grid Reference: SU5798684432
OS Grid Coordinates: 457986, 184432
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5558, -1.1650
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CHOLSEY HALFPENNY LANE
SU58SE (North side)
House. c.1905. By E.P. Warren for himself. Cement render on brick; old
plain-tile hipped roof; brick internal stacks. H-plan with service wing to
right. Early Georgian style. 2 storey and attic. 7-window range, 2:3:2.
mix-panel door to recess to centre with moulded eared architrave surround
supporting segmental pediment. 2-light small-pane casements to all openings
except cross-windows to first floor centre and ground floor right. All windows
have ovolo-moulded surrounds, those to ground floor with floating cornices.
Rectangular ovolo-moulded panels between ground and first floor. Deep eaves.
Bell-cast hipped roof with hipped cross-gables to left and right. 3 hipped
dormers to centre, the centre with 3-light casement, single casement to left and
right. Internal stack to left of centre, end stack to right. Rear: 2 storeys and
attic; 7-window range, 2:3:2. Recessed loggia to centre with 2 Doric columns.
2-light small-pane inwards-opening casements to all openings. All windows have
ovolo moulded surrounds, those to ground floor left and right with floating
cornices. All windows have louvred shutters. Interior: segmental arcade to hall.
Ovolo moulded stone surround to hall fireplace. 2 moulded fireplaces with
bracketed cornices to Drawing room to left with early C19 flower paintings
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p. 117; L. Weaver, Small Country Houses of
Today, 1910, p.175-179).
Listing NGR: SU5798684432
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Source: English Heritage
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