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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1319459



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Wokingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sonning

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41207

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SU 7575 SONNING THAMES STREET (south side)

14/40 The Deanery 1.8.52 GV I

Built in 1901 for Edward Hudson the owner of County Life by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Gardens laid out by Gertrude Jekyll. Behind and incorporating the massive C16 brick wall listed separately (See High Street wall to The Deanery). 2 storey brick with some exposed timbers. Clay tile roofs with wide overhanging eaves. Built round inner courtyard, with main block to south and wings reaching back to old wall. Garden front to south has large, full height, square glazed timber framed bay with hipped roof, semi-circular arched door and feature chimney stack set forward of main wall with 3 grouped diamond shafts above, casement windows immediately below eaves and mullioned and transomed casements in ground floor. Other large grouped stack on ridge and to rear. B.O.E.Berkshire p.220.

Listing NGR: SU7570575617

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 220
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 3 Berkshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 75705 75617


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