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Description: The Old Reading Room
Date Listed: 14 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 281938
OS Grid Reference: TM4985982684
OS Grid Coordinates: 649859, 282684
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3851, 1.6703
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TM 48 SE WRENTHAM HIGH STREET (west side)
6/73 No.7 (The Old Reading
Former parish reading room, now a shop. 1858. Red brick, with rusticated
painted stone quoins and window and door surrounds. Slated roof with crest
tiles. One and a half storeys with one storey parapeted wing to left. The
main block has 2 windows, heavy ovolo-moulded 4-light mullion and transom
stone casements in C16-C17 style; above are cornices formed by 4 oversailing
courses of brickwork. To the left is a further window in similar style but of
wood, and a doorway with moulded semi-circular arch and mid C20 doors.
Parapet gable ends.
Listing NGR: TM4985982684
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Source: English Heritage
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