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© Mr Trevor Defferd

IoE Number: 40018
Photographer: Mr Trevor Defferd
Date Photographed: 23 October 2007
Date listed: 25 October 1951
Date of last amendment: 25 October 1951
Grade II

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SULHAMSTEADSULHAMSTEADSU 66 NW3/38Thames Valley Police Training25.10.51College (Sulhamstead House)G.V.II

SULHAMSTEAD SULHAMSTEAD SU 66 NW 3/38 Thames Valley Police Training 25.10.51 College (Sulhamstead House) G.V. II 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.

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