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Description: Little Pelham
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249609
OS Grid Reference: SU4079197633
OS Grid Coordinates: 440791, 197633
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6760, -1.4115
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KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WITH SOUTHMOOR RECTORY LANE
SU4097 (West side)
14/111 Little Pelham
Rectory, now house. Designed c.1723 by Dr. George Clarke of Oxford for Richard
Blechinden: remodelled c.1820-30, Coursed limestone rubble; hipped Welsh slate
roof; brick end stacks and rear lateral stack. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys:
symmetrical 5-window range. Central bay is framed by rusticated Doric pilasters
and has unusual ashlar open-pedimented porch: rusticated pilasters have
alternating plain and frosted stonework to raised pilaster quoins and raised
voussoirs; prominent frosted keystone to round-arched doorway: Double-leaf C19
half-glazed doors with Gothick fanlight, ground floor flat stone arches and C19
first-floor stone lintels over early C19 sashes. Rear: early C18 2-bay range of
one storey and attic; coursed linestone rubble with gabled old tile roof and
brick end stack: rear wall has 2 early C18 sashes with thick glazing bars, and
leaded dormer casements: adjoins rear right outshut. Interior: early C18
fireplace in room to left, and early C18 panelled doors. Early C19 fireplaces
and open-well staircase with stick balusters. This house is one of only 2
buildings which Dr. Clarke designed outside 0xford.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.161; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.349;
H.M.Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, 1978,
Listing NGR: SU4079197633
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Source: English Heritage
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