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15, Friar Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4569 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -0.9716 / 0°58'17"W

OS Eastings: 471550

OS Northings: 173602

OS Grid: SU715736

Mapcode National: GBR QLF.V5

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.3NQ0

Entry Name: 15, Friar Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38952

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

FRIAR STREET
1.
5128
(North Side )
No 15
SU 7173 NE 1/117 22.3.57.
II GV
2.
Late C18, 3½ storeys. A tall red brick front with simple bracketed stone
cornice and parapet, 1920s stone shopfronts with central entrance to Harris's
arcade; shop fronts have-mutule cornice, panelled fascia and side pilasters.
4 ranges of glazing bar sash windows. Tiled roof and 2 dormers. Professor
Goldwin Smith (of local notoriety) born in this house.


Listing NGR: SU7155073602

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