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Wentworth Golf Club House, Englefield Green

Description: Wentworth Golf Club House

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
Date Delisted: 22 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 289775

OS Grid Reference: SU9821467668
OS Grid Coordinates: 498214, 167668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3996, -0.5896

Location: Wentworth Dr, Surrey GU25 4LX

Locality: Englefield Green
Local Authority: Runnymede Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU25 4LX

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Listing Text


3/136 Wentworth Golf
Club House

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3/136 Wentworth Golf Club


Golf club house, formerly hunting lodge and villa. House of c1830 in the Gothic
style of Jeffery Wyatville extended late C19 with a balroom extension of c1930
to south west and late C20 extensions to north west and south west. An asymmetrical
building of 2 to 3 sstoreys roughcast with roof concealed by crenellated parapet
and windows mainly mullioned and tramsomed casement. North west on entrance
front is of 2 storeys 3 windows. Projecting bay to left and octagonal turret
of higher elevation on right corner. Mullioned and transomed casements. Off
central porch with crenellated parapet, pilasters and our centred arch. Door
case has fanlight divided from door by a moulded beam with vine leaf and grape
motifs and a double door with sidelights. Decorative glazed tiles beneath porch.
North east or garden elevation is of 2 storeys and has 7 double sashes with
hoodmoulds. Projecting ground floor, crenellated and with 2 very tall 6 light
Gothick canted bays and buttresses. Wing projects obliquely north west with
three 4-light canted bays with Gothic lights on 1st floor and modern wing to
ground floor, not of special interest. To south west is the ballroom and
administration wing of c1930 in a Sub-Voysey style. 1 to 2 storeys roughcast
with hipped pantiled roof. 5 mullioned windows. Projecting left side external
stepped chimneystacks serving ballroom and one to right situated on projecting
ground floor. Round-headed doorcase. Original part of building has staircase
of c1830, curved with scrolled tread ends, mahogany handrail and scrolled iron
balusters. The ballroom has some colourful stained glass to the windows and
a round-headed brick fireplace with herringbone brick semi-circular hearth.
The estate was granted by the Crown to Count Cabroera, a Spanish General in
the Carlist wars 1790 who married Anne Wellesley the sister of the Duke of
Wellington. In 1924 the house became a golf club. Stylistically the house
is similar to the work of Sir Jeffery Wyatville but does not appear in the
list of works at the end of John Martin Robertson's: book 'The Wyatts : An
Architectural Dynasty'.

Listing NGR: SU9821467668

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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