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Latitude: 51.4398 / 51°26'23"N
Longitude: -1.0177 / 1°1'3"W
OS Eastings: 468368
OS Northings: 171652
OS Grid: SU683716
Mapcode National: GBR Q8M.JB
Mapcode Global: VHDWZ.92TM
Entry Name: Southcote Lodge and Garden Walls to East and West
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321955
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38782
Location: Reading, RG30
Electoral Ward/Division: Southcote
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Southcote Lodge and
garden walls to
east and west
SU 67 SE 16/251
Mid C18, incorporating parts of earlier building. Rectangular main block,
3 1/2 storeys to south, 2 1/2 storeys with flanking 2 storey wings to north.
Entrance (north) front: main block silver grey brick with red window dressings.
Modern, central dormer. Glazing bar sash windows, 3 on 1st floor and C19 glazed
porch across ground floor between wings. Red brick wings projecting 2 windows
(blind) in depth and with 1 hipped dormer each and 1 window at north end.
Old tile roof. Flanking curved garden walls forming one side of small oval
South side: originally 5 window front. Now has 5 window mid C19 full height
bay to left. Half glazed late C18 door to garden with bracketed hood, stone
steps. Interior: a number of good contemporary features (fireplaces and plasterwork,
and staircase) retained. A good house and the house of John Blagrave (mathematician).
To west is an 8 foot brick wall with chamfered capping about 50 yds long and
returned to south along road. Partly C18, see one brick with grafitto "E B
Listing NGR: SU6836871652
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