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Description: Sotwell House
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 249195
OS Grid Reference: SU5832890797
OS Grid Coordinates: 458328, 190797
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6130, -1.1590
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BRIGHTWELL CUM SOTWELL THE STREET
SU5890 (North side)
6/37 Sotwell House
House. Mid C18 front to probably C17 structure, with C20 addition to right. Grey
brick with red brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with lead ridges, hipped to
right; brick ridge stack to left of centre, brick end stack to right. 2-storey,
4-window range. C20 glazed door with decorative fan to round-arched recessed
opening to right of centre. Tripartite sashes with glazing bars and cambered
brick heads to all openings except 16-pane sash with round-arched top to first
floor right of centre. Flat red brick band and plain parapet to eaves. Interior
noted as having extensive beaming to rear. C20 two-storey, single-window
addition to right. Grey brick with red brick dressings. History: Arthur, Prince
of Wales, is said to have stayed here when his auditor, Robert Court, lived at
Mackney. Moated site.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.3, 1923, p.508).
Listing NGR: SU5832890797
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Source: English Heritage
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