High Bridge, Reading
Description: High Bridge
Date Listed: 22 March 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 38899
OS Grid Reference: SU7176373299
OS Grid Coordinates: 471763, 173299
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4541, -0.9686
Location: London Street, Reading RG1 2HF
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SU 7173 SE 3/102 22.3.57.
1788. Architect: Robert Brettingham of Princes Street, Hanover Square. A
single segmental rusticated and vermiculated arch with a plain ashlar keystone.
Plain circular recessed panels in spandrels. A curved string follows the pavement
but with a plain solid panelled balustrade and moulded coping. The balustrade
is curved outwards at each end and finished with a rectangular pier. Graceful
design of considerable architectural merit. (Ancient Monument. Berks No
Listing NGR: SU7176373299
Source: English Heritage
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