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Latitude: 51.4815 / 51°28'53"N
Longitude: -0.5807 / 0°34'50"W
OS Eastings: 498652
OS Northings: 176798
OS Grid: SU986767
Mapcode National: GBR F8M.40B
Mapcode Global: VHFTG.W1C2
Entry Name: Old Bridge House
Listing Date: 23 September 1955
Last Amended: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319360
English Heritage Legacy ID: 40684
Location: Datchet, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL3
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Civil Parish: Datchet
Built-Up Area: Datchet
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Datchet
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
5130 DATCHET SOUTHLEA ROAD
(Old Bridge House)
(formerly listed under
SU 9876 6/5 23.9.55
C19, fronting earlier timber framed house, reputed to be built 1558. White washed
pebble dash with parapet and hipped old tile roof. Two storeys, three casements with
wood transomes, south front on right hand and segmental bow with first floor case iron
balcony. Wood doorcase of narrow panelled pilasters and entablature with dentil and
modillion cornice. Upper half of door glazed with glazing bars, lower half has two
flush panels. South front has unusual three-centred arched doorway with "Gothic"
fanlight and surround of clustered half columns, cornice with fan and pendant motif
derived from vaulting, open dentil pediment. Wood band between fanlight and door
fluted with quatrefoils at intervals. Two dormer windows behind wood balustraded
panels in parapet.
Interior: has hall-like room to rear incorporating earlier timber beams and carved
bosses, now used as brackets. Large open stone fireplace with chamfered oak beam
over. Door to same room is original with linenfold panels and is probably in original
position. Dining room has a simple reeded frieze. First floor bedroom has late C18
timber panelling of French design and stone fireplace of similar period.
Persner. Bucks p.103.
Listing NGR: SU9865276798
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