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Hamstead Holt House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kintbury, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3937 / 51°23'37"N

Longitude: -1.433 / 1°25'58"W

OS Eastings: 439546

OS Northings: 166223

OS Grid: SU395662

Mapcode National: GBR 70H.JJC

Mapcode Global: VHC21.37SG

Entry Name: Hamstead Holt House

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Last Amended: 18 February 2010

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39770

Location: Kintbury, West Berkshire, RG20

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Kintbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Hamstead Marshall

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

KINTBURY

145/16/10002 KINTBURY HOLT
06-MAR-85 Hamstead Holt House

(Formerly listed as:
KINTBURY HOLT
Kintbury Holt Farm House)

II
Farmhouse, late C18 with C20 modifications to main entrance.

MATERIALS: Brick built, part rendered, tile roof.

PLAN: A rectangular building of two-and-a-half storeys with a hipped roof.

EXTERIOR: Principal rendered elevation, to the south-west, of three bays. Central bay of three storeys: the third storey projects above the eaves line and takes the form of a feature gable with parapets and piers. Gable window has a semi-circular head and interlocking glazing bars. Other windows are six-over-six paned sashes with cambered heads and keystones. Main central entrance through a half-glazed door protected by a C20 porch. South-east rendered elevation with flat-headed six-over-six sashes, a verandah to the ground floor and attic dormers and a brick chimney stack. Brick west elevation. North elevation has further sash windows with exposed box frames.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

HISTORY: Hamstead Holt House was built in the late C18. It is shown in the 1877 first edition Ordnance Survey map as belonging to Kentbury Holt Farm, presumably a corruption of Kintbury, but changed its name to Hamstead Holt Farm by the time of the 1900 map. This has caused confusion with the neighbouring farm to the south-east which was known as Holt Farm in 1877 and Kintbury Holt Farm by 1900.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
Hamstead Holt House is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* A handsome late C18 farmhouse which appears relatively unaltered externally.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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