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Description: White Lodge
Date Listed: 3 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 251168
OS Grid Reference: SU3943588307
OS Grid Coordinates: 439435, 188307
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5922, -1.4321
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WANTAGE DENCHWORTH ROAD
SU3988 (West side)
6/73 White Lodge
House. 1899, by M.H. Baillie-Scott. For chaplains of St. Mary's convent (q.v.).
Roughcast, with limestone ashlar dressings; old tile roof; roughcast stacks. 2
storeys and attic; 7-window range. Arts and Crafts style. Asymmetrical elevation
has 3 recessed gabled walls to front, with porch in central narrow gable;
semi-circular tympanum arch over plank door. Flat-faced stone-mullioned windows
with leaded lights. Original rainwater goods with decorative heads. Flat-roofed
roof dormer with moulded cornice and 2-light casement. Gabled roof; gable end,
ridge and rear lateral stacks. One-storey extension in similar style to right of
front. Interior noted has having Art Nouveau features including canopies of
quasi-inglenooks and pierced carving to stair balustrade. Barrel-vaulted 1st
floor room, with small chapel recess. Noted as a fine example of Baillie-Scott's
work (Pevsner). Interior inspection not possible because closed order.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, pp.255-6).
Listing NGR: SU3943588307
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Source: English Heritage
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