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Latitude: 51.4436 / 51°26'36"N
Longitude: -0.9579 / 0°57'28"W
OS Eastings: 472524
OS Northings: 172138
OS Grid: SU725721
Mapcode National: GBR QPK.XY
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.BZZ6
Entry Name: The Mount
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Last Amended: 16 May 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113440
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38848
Location: Reading, RG2
Electoral Ward/Division: Redlands
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Nos 57 and 57A
SU 7272 9/437
House for manager of Huntley and Palmer's. On corner of Christchurch Road
and the Mount estate. Angle turret towards Christchurch. Circa 1876. 2 1/2
storeys. Gault brick with paler brick bands at cill and lintel levels. (latter
brick-block flush-work). Modillion eaves cornice. Slate roof with fish-scale
bands. 2 chimneys lacking cogged capping. Plate glass sash windows with bracket
cills, cast-iron flower basket guards and stop-moulded stone lintels. 3 bays
to main road with corner angled bays, to left as polygonal turret, both with
turret roofs, left hand one with diaperwork in pointed relieving arches over
1st floor. Central gabled break with diaperwork and irregularly placed windows,
paired on 1st floor. Gabled hood to doorpiece which has floral caps and pointed
entrance. Decoratively panelled door. Coped gable to east with diaper in gable.
2 windows and angle turret to the Mount. Railings, Standards etc retained.
Listing NGR: SU7252472138
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.