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Dovecote House, Swallowfield Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Swallowfield, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3833 / 51°22'59"N

Longitude: -0.9522 / 0°57'7"W

OS Eastings: 473012

OS Northings: 165435

OS Grid: SU730654

Mapcode National: GBR C6N.62B

Mapcode Global: VHDX6.FHYF

Entry Name: Dovecote House, Swallowfield Park

Listing Date: 14 September 1981

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41595

Location: Swallowfield, Wokingham, RG7

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Swallowfield

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Swallowfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SWALLOWFIELD CHURCH ROAD
SU 76 NW
(north-east side)
8/40 Dovecote House, Swallowfield
Park (Formerly listed as Barn
14.9.81 to South-west of Swallowfield
Park and to South of Dovecote)
G.V. II
Barn, now house. Late C17 and C19 altered late C20. Timber frame with
weatherboard, part brick infill, and part brick. Old tile gabled and half
hipped roof. L-plan 5 framed bays x 4. One and 2 storeys.Most windows C20
casements with horizontal glazing bar, some sashes with large panes. Entrance
front:- a large 6-light window projecting from wall with small tiled pent roof
and brick cill. On the left 2 bays, casement windows those on the ground floor
have segmental brick arches; 6-panelled entrance door to the left of these in
moulded architrave frame with flat moulded hood over. On the extreme right a
projecting lean-to with small casement on the return wall. South front:-
Roof sweeps down to low level over former aisles. Recessed verandah on left
with 3 sashes in architrave frames. Gabled wagon entry has large 4-light window
in weatherboarded surround. Small window and garden door to right of gable.
Much of the frame exposed internally, with queen post trusses and straight braces.


Listing NGR: SU7301265435

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