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67 and 68, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4557 / 51°27'20"N

Longitude: -0.9747 / 0°58'28"W

OS Eastings: 471334

OS Northings: 173470

OS Grid: SU713734

Mapcode National: GBR QLF.4L

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.2N2X

Entry Name: 67 and 68, Broad Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38776

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BROAD STREET
1.
5128
(North Side)

Nos 67 and 68
SU 7173 SW 2/412
II
2.
1890s or circa 1900. In a Norman Shaw manner. 3 storeys and attic. Grey
brick with red brick quoins and terracotta decorative band with dentil strips
over 2nd floor. 2 storey recessed bay of 5-lights to left with stucco decoration,
small pane upper windows and pediment to centre windows. Similar treatment
to right, 2nd floor only (1st floor lopped off for slightly later shop window
with carved pairs of fascia brackets). Carved stucco scroll brackets to cornice,
entablature with stucco acanthus decoration. Central rainwater head. Mansard
tile roof with dentil purlin and 2 corniced dormers of 2 lights (glazing bar
sashes) flanking panel. Crested ridge, end chimneys, coped verge. Modern
ground floor shops. Included as interesting examples of the Norman Shaw style.


Listing NGR: SU7133473470

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