© Mr Trevor Defferd
THAMES VALLEY POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE,
SULHAMSTEAD, WEST BERKSHIRE, BERKSHIRE
Mr Trevor Defferd
23 October 2007
25 October 1951
Date of last amendment:
25 October 1951
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SU 66 NW
3/38 Thames Valley Police Training
25.10.51 College (Sulhamstead House)
House, now police training centre. 1748, rebuilt in the early C19 with further
alterations in 1852 and 1910. Painted stucco with hipped slate roofs. Central
3 storey 3 bay block with set back 2 storey wings. Plinth, first floor cill
band, cornice, coped parapet, and paired end stacks to central block and wings.
Central 2 storey, 3 bay tetrastyle Ionic portico with triangular pediment.
Lead downpipes and rainwater heads. 9 bays; glazing bar sashes with architraves
and cornices. Central enclosed porch and two 3-panelled doors with bracketed
cornice. Rear similar without portico. North-east front of 4 bays. Low early
C19 additions to south-west. Interior: largely 1910. Early C18 style panelled
entrance hall with coupled Doric pilasters, screen of coupled Doric columns,
and bifurcating staircase with balcony on to central landing. Other rooms with
early C18 style panelling, fireplaces, and plaster ceilings. V.C.H. (Berks),
Vol.3, pp. 306-7; B.O.E. (Berks), p.232.